With the game not available on Google Play, it's highly recommended that you don't simply install any APKs from unknown sources. And not just after the initial download, but for every update as well? The game is available on PC and Mac, home consoles like Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch, and even launched on iOS earlier in March for iPhone and iPad users. And you get first dibs with the beta if you own a Samsung device - a list that includes its flagship Galaxy S9 / S9 Plus (and its predecessors, the S8 / S8 Plus); the Note8 (and the just-announced Galaxy Note9, when it arrives later this month); as well as the Galaxy S7, S7 Edge and Tab S3. Videos such as the one shown above show how tantalisingly close you are to playing a great third-person shooter on your tiny device. The latter bit was a direct appeal to gamers and Epic Games' partnership with Samsung will not go down with Google.
The message that pops up says that "Fortnite Battle Royal by Epic Games, Inc is not available on Google Play". That 30 percent revenue cut is the same for Google Play.
Epic Games confirmed that it would be coming to Android "this summer", but then it all went a bit quiet, leaving Android users scrambling for any info they could on when they might get their hands on it.
Epic has shared a few more details about the upcoming Android release of Fortnite.
Despite Epic having clarified its release plans for the game several times, some fans may still expect Fortnite Android to be available on Google Play.
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