Read more news about Epic Games Fortnite for Android. Information includes the beta version, summer release date, information leaks, and other mobile news.
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!
|How To Get||Playing on the new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 or Galaxy Tab S4|
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:
| PC |
|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
|OS||64 bit Android, 5.0 or higher|
|RAM||3GB or higher|
|GPU||Adreno 530 or higher, Mali-G71 MP20, Mali-G72 MP12 or higher|
Source: Epic Games FAQ.
Samsung Galaxy Devices Currently Compatible With Fortnite
|Samsung S7||Samsung S7 Edge|
|Samsung S8||Samsung S8+|
|Samsung S9||Samsung S9+|
|Samsung Note 8||Samsung Note 9|
|Samsung Tab S3||Samsung Tab S4|
Other Android Devices Compatible With Fortnite
|Google Pixel||Google Pixel XL|
|Google Pixel 2||Google Pixel 2 XL|
|ASUS ROG Phone||ASUS Zenfone 4 Pro|
|ASUS 5Z||ASUS V|
|Essential PH-1||Huawei Honor 10|
|Huawei Honor Play||Huawei Mate 10|
|Huawei Mate 10 Pro||Huawei Mate RS|
|Huawei Nova 3||Huawei P20|
|Huawei P20 Pro||Huawei V10|
|LG G5||LG G6|
|LG G7 ThinQ||LG V20|
|LG V30||LG V30+|
|Nokia 8||OnePlus 5|
|OnePlus 5T||OnePlus 6|
|Razer Phone||Xiaomi Blackshark|
|Xiaomi Mi 5||Xiaomi 5S|
|Xiaomi 5S Plus||Xiaomi 6|
|Xiaomi 6 Plus||Xiaomi Mi 8|
|Xiaomi 8 Explorer||Xiaomi 8SE|
|Xiaomi Mi Mix||Xiaomi Mi Mix 2|
|Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S||Xiaomi Mi Note 2|
|ZTE Axon 7||ZTE 7s|
|ZTE Axon M||ZTE Nubia|
|ZTE Z17||ZTE Z17s|
|ZTE Nubia Z11||-|
|Supported as of v5.40|
|HTC 10||HTC U Ultra|
|HTC U11||HTC U11|
|HTC U12+||Lenovo Moto Z|
|Lenovo Moto Z Droid||LenovoMoto Z2 Force|
|Sony Xperia XZ||Sony Xperia XZs|
|Sony Xperia XZ1||Sony Xperia XZ2|
Source: Epic Games FAQ.