Epic Games is bringing Fortnite Battle Royale to mobile

Steve Phelps
March 10, 2018

The Battle Royale mode has taken the world by storm.

"Fortnite Battle Royale" is heading to iOS device first and Android later.

A mobile version of Fortnite felt somewhat inevitable, but surprisingly, mobile players will be able to compete against PS4, PC and Mac players via Cross Play. With this being the case, players will be able to join up with friends across different devices in order to play with one another without being inhibited by not having the same piece of hardware.

To participate in the invite test, users must have compatible Apple devices running iOS 11. While it does suck that Android is always treated as the redheaded stepchild of mobile, at least we know a release is planned. It was the first to hit the consoles and get on 75 million PS4s.

Over the next few months Epic Games will be gradually letting small numbers of people play the game via invite events. Users who gain an invite will also have invite codes to share with friends. An Android launch has been promised, but with a vague schedule of 'the next few months. Be cautious of fortnite.apk files you find online claiming to offer you early access. It's actually the exact same way that the system functions between desktop and PS4 console players right now.

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That in mind, PC players will likely maintain an edge over the competition. Your progress will also sync across the platforms.

The Fortnite Team says "We believe this is the future of games".

What is the Fortnite App?

While it's true that Steam's third highest earning game of all time, PUBG, often steals the spotlight, you can't ignore that other popular, and arguably better, last-man-standing title, Fortnite Battle Royale. Your parents old phone won't be enough to play this one. However, if you're playing on PlayStation 4 you don't need to pay for PS Plus in order to play, so you really can play for free. You can check out the Fortnite game in the video above. Is there a chance of Fortnite coming to the Nintendo Switch?

Is Fortnite Safe For Kids? The building element may sound like Minecraft, but this is still a shooter. You can see a trailer for the game below.

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