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Fortnite Android Release Date - When is Fortnite Mobile Releasing on Android?

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Fortnite Mobile is Epic's phone and tablet version of its hugely successful third-person multiplayer shooter. In this Fortnite Mobile guide, we’ll give you all the info you need onhow to get and download Fortnite Mobile. Fortnite Mobile is out now on iOS, and has been for some time, but it's yet to be released on Android. We'll give you the latest info on when Fortnite Android is releasing and make sure you don't get fooled by any scams. With lots of sites trying to scam players into making dodgy downloads of Fortnite Android, it's worth reading the info we have.

Fortnite Mobile includes the Battle Royale mode, which means it allows players to take part in the Seasons and weekly challenges. Currently we're between the Week 8 challenges and Fortnite Week 9 challenges.

Fortnite Android Release Date?

Fortnite Android currently doesn't have a release date. Epic has stated that Fortnite Mobile for Android will be releasing in Summer 2018, but we don't have anything more specific than that. It's likely the Android version of Fortnite will initially release in a beta/invite only form, as was the case with the iOS version of the game.

As of July 12, Fortnite Season 5 has just launched around the world. However there's still no release date for Fortnite on Android by Epic, but we'll keep an ear out for more information whenever it becomes available.

How to Get and Download Fortnite Mobile iOS - What iPhones and iPads Work?

Fortnite Mobile for iOS devices is now freely available on the iOS App Store - Fortnite Android will also be free to download and play once it's released onto the Google Play Store. Simply search for the game once you're in the store and you'll be able to download it free of charge. It's worth noting that while Fortnite Mobile is free to play, there are options to buy things in the game, such as Fortnite skins and the seasonal Battle Pass.

To play Fortnite on your iOS device, you’ll need at least one of the following: iPhone 6S/SE, iPad Mini 4/Pro/Air 2, all of which have to be running on at least iOS 11. If you're still clinging on to iOS 10 to play some older games that aren't being updated to the new version of the OS, you're out of luck.

What is Fortnite Mobile on Android and iOS

Fortnite Mobile is the full version of Fortnite Battle Royale, offering the same core functionality and features of the PC and console versions. This means that the mobile version lets you take part in the 100-player battles, limited time events, and everything else. If you want to buy the Battle Pass for the current season, you can, and V-Bucks can be bought to spend on skins. Fortnite Mobile on iOS and Android doesn't include the Save the World mode that is available as a premium purchase on Xbox One, PS4, and PC.

As with all versions of Fortnite, the Mobile version allows crossplay with players on other devices. If you're playing on mobile you can play against everyone else, but you can't have PS4 players in a game that also includes Switch or Xbox One players. You could, however, have a match that featured Switch and Xbox One players, but not PS4 players. It's slightly confusing, sorry.

Fortnite Mobile Controls

Fortnite Mobile uses touch controls, and these are split into two modes: combat mode, and build mode. In combat mode, you press down on the screen to move, tap to crouch, drag across the screen to aim, and tap to shoot. In build mode, you’ll be moving in the same way by dragging your finger in a direction, but the build controls use on-screen icons and menus. It's expected that Fortnite Android will easily support game controller, but the iOS version doesn't support this without some extra work.

Fortnite Android App Scam Warning

With there currently being no release date for Fortnite Mobile on Android, some players are understandably looking to get hold of the game earlier than the official release. This is a bad move, as Epic hasn't released any version of the Android version. If you come across a site that claiming that a beta is taking place and offering a download of an APK for the game, this is not legitimate. Do not put any personal info in to a site offering such a thing and don't download what it claims to be Fortnite Mobile for Android.

That's everything you need to know about Fortnite Mobile. If you're like more info on the game, head over to our Fortnite Tips and Tricks, or take a look at our guide to Fortnite on Switch.

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