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Latest News For Fortnite Android

The Fortnite Beta for Android is now live! Here are some things you need to know about Epic Games' latest release on the platform! Check back regularly as this article will be continuously updated with the latest news!

Join the Fortnite Android Beta!

Supported Samsung Galaxy Devices

If you are using any of the supported Samsung Galaxy devices, Fortnite will be available for download via Galaxy Apps.

Other Supported Android Devices

If you are using any of the other supported Android devices, you will need sign-up to participate in the Android Beta via the Epic Games site. An email will be sent to you with further installation instructions.

Click Here To Sign Up For The Beta

Gameplay on Android

Available Cross-Platform Play

You can play with other players on PC, PS4, Xbox 1, Switch and iOS because Cross-Platform play is available!

Check Out Cross Platform Guide!

User Interface Similar To iOS Version

The User Interface for Android is the same as the User Interface for iOS. Build and Combat controls are laid out as individual buttons. You can also choose from different aiming and firing schemes!

Check Out These Tips for Mobile Players

All Current Game Modes Are Available

All currently available Game Modes are available in the Beta version for Android! Have fun getting the Victory Royale or playing Limited Time Events on-the-go!

Check Out Battle Royale Game Modes!

Voice Chat & Push To Talk Are Available

Going into settings allows you to toggle and set up voice chat settings for easier communication!

Check Out How To Set Up Voice Chat Here

Choose Between The Epic Store or Galaxy Apps

If you are using a Galaxy device, can choose which store to make your purchases when going to the store from your lobby!

New Skin - Galaxy

With Fortnite getting early support from Samsung Galaxy devices, they are releasing a new skin for Galaxy users! Introducing Fortnite's new epic skin, aptly named - Galaxy!

Skin Details

How To GetPlaying on the new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 or Galaxy Tab S4
Check Out Galaxy Skin Details!

Other Fortnite For Android News

Will Save The World Be Available?

At the time of writing, Save The World is not available to play on mobile devices such as Android and iOS.

Check Out Save The World Here!

Android vs iOS

Epic Games announced the Fortnite mobile release for iOS in March 2018. In the same announcement, they mentioned that Android support will be coming in a few months.

Source: Epic Games Mobile Announcement.

Releases To Date

Here is a list of Fortnite: Battle Royale release dates per platform:

Platform Release Date
Playstation 4
XBox One
September 2017
iOS (Mobile) March 2018
Nintendo Switch June 2018
Android (Mobile) Beta available now!

Compatible Devices & Specs [Updated 9/6]

Epic Games has released a list of compatible devices for Fortnite on Android. They've also stated that units not listed as compatible may still work as long as it meets the minimum system requirements.

Fortnite Android - Minimum System Requirements

OS64 bit Android, 5.0 or higher
RAM3GB or higher
GPUAdreno 530 or higher, Mali-G71 MP20, Mali-G72 MP12 or higher

Source: Epic Games FAQ.

Samsung Galaxy Devices Currently Compatible With Fortnite

Samsung S7Samsung S7 Edge
Samsung S8Samsung S8+
Samsung S9Samsung S9+
Samsung Note 8Samsung Note 9
Samsung Tab S3Samsung Tab S4

Source:Epic Games.

Other Android Devices Compatible With Fortnite

Compatible Platforms
Google PixelGoogle Pixel XL
Google Pixel 2Google Pixel 2 XL
ASUS ROG PhoneASUS Zenfone 4 Pro
Essential PH-1Huawei Honor 10
Huawei Honor PlayHuawei Mate 10
Huawei Mate 10 ProHuawei Mate RS
Huawei Nova 3Huawei P20
Huawei P20 ProHuawei V10
LG G7 ThinQLG V20
LG V30LG V30+
Nokia 8OnePlus 5
OnePlus 5TOnePlus 6
Razer PhoneXiaomi Blackshark
Xiaomi Mi 5Xiaomi 5S
Xiaomi 5S PlusXiaomi 6
Xiaomi 6 PlusXiaomi Mi 8
Xiaomi 8 ExplorerXiaomi 8SE
Xiaomi Mi MixXiaomi Mi Mix 2
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2SXiaomi Mi Note 2
ZTE Axon 7ZTE 7s
ZTE Axon MZTE Nubia
ZTE Nubia Z11-
Supported as of v5.40
HTC 10HTC U Ultra
HTC U12+Lenovo Moto Z
Lenovo Moto Z DroidLenovoMoto Z2 Force
Sony Xperia XZSony Xperia XZs
Sony Xperia XZ1Sony Xperia XZ2

Source: Epic Games FAQ.

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