You can now download Fortnite on your non-Samsung phone, but you can't play it yet

You can now download Fortnite on your non-Samsung phone, but you can't play it yet
Epic Games' Fortnite will definitely not go through the usual distribution channels, as the developer announced that downloading the game via Google Play Store will not be possible. On top of that, only owners of certain Samsung smartphones were able to play the game at launch.

But that's about to change radically, as Epic Games has lifted the embargo on non-Samsung smartphones, which means that you're now allowed to download Fortnite even if you don't use a Samsung handset.

Up until now, non-Samsung owners couldn't even download the game, let alone play it. Well, the last part is still valid since you can't yet play Fortnite even if you download it on your non-Samsung smartphone unless you've been accepted in the beta.

The last step to being able to play Fortnite is receiving an invitation to the beta. We suspect Epic Games will slowly push out invites to Android users to prevent overcrowding Fortnite's servers, so you'll just need to sit tight until you get one of these very treasured invites. Oh, and don't forget that you must sign up for the beta of the game over at Epic Games' official website.

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5 Comments

1. yobolegend

Posts: 53; Member since: Sep 14, 2016

Im downloading right now... I will try it later...beta version

3. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1584; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

I find the game unplayable on an S7, even mobile it's not worth the loss of quality compared to PC. Touch controls are annoying, but near impossible to use when building in combat. Graphics wise it looks like an old console game and the draw distance is terrible, even enemy players vanish at a distance I'm used to seeing them from. The entire HUD is near useless as well due to everything being so tiny. This game isn't meant for a phone screen, it feels worse than GTA on touch controls.

7. Trex95

Posts: 2383; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

It runs well on S9 plus. But agree with you about graphics and overall game quilaty.

5. Chris_ABN

Posts: 198; Member since: May 16, 2018

Tried it out on my S9 Plus and it worked fine with no problems. Controls just suck on mobile devices. Just horrible without a physical controller..

6. Trex95

Posts: 2383; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Yeah it runs well on my S9 plus Exyons too, but graphics still not as good as iPhone or iPad control aren’t bad neither abit of drop frame.

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