Thereafter, it was rolled out to other Android devices, but on an invite-only basis.
The game remains in beta testing, but it has gone from closed to open.
Anyone with powerful enough Android device can download the game's launcher directly from its website, either by loading the page on mobile or scanning a QR code from the desktop site. First of all, unlike Fortnite's iOS equivalent, the Android version of the game can not be downloaded through the Google Play Store.
It just got easier to start playing Fortnite on your Android phone. However, the app will require a special method to download, as it is not available on the Google Play Store. While eing a little confusing for some players, there is a legitimate business reason for Fortnite eschewing the Google Play Store.
The convincing looking website promises to offer users cheats, aimbots, and wallhacks. Best make sure you aren't in the way when it's on the rampage, eh? Until today, only a few gamers had access to the Fortnite for Android version. Recommended RAM is 4GB or higher.
Epic later confirmed that the game will be available on non-Samsung smartphones running Android. Epic CEO Tim Sweeney, told Eurogamer earlier that if they had the choice, they would bypass the App Store as well.
Can't wait to get your mobile Fortnite fix? Fortnite involves being para-dropped on an island with a number of players.
However, compared to direct rival PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, Fortnite is way ahead.
Other games have followed the game formula.
The launcher was first introduced to Fortnite: Battle Royale on March 14. Additionally, Epic states that mouse and keyboard on Android is not officially supported, and users who attempt to use them will be removed from the match.
Fortnite has a new vehicle in the pipeline and it's called the Quadcrasher. The developer is also planning to add Halloween-based skins.
According to new data from market research firm Sensor Tower, the iOS version alone has grossed $300 million worldwide.
One of the game's more powerful weapons has to return to the operating room table for a bit. PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Switch players have been enjoying the game for a long time.