Fortnite for iOS gains customizable HUD, voice chat, Android version coming this summer

Fortnite for iOS gains customizable HUD, voice chat, Android version coming this summer
Fortnite is making tens of millions on mobile and the folks over at Epic Games haven't even launched the game on the Android platform. Although developers said they plan to make it available in the Google Play Store when Fortnite was launched on iOS, they didn't announce any time frames.

Today, in a blog post that details all the changes that have just been added to the iOS game, Epic Games confirmed that Fortnite is coming to Android “this summer.” The studio said that when they'll have more information to share about the release, they will make it public immediately.

As far as the iOS game goes, Fortnite gained quite a few new features and improvements such as customizable HUD and voice chat. The latter will allow iOS players to squad up in Fortnite so that they can work together towards that Victory Royale.

Among the improvements announced by Epic Games, the studio mentions enhancement to the Autorun and adding better ways to fire. As soon as the improvements will be added to the game, more options to the settings will be available to Fortnite players.


The folks at Epic Games said they are aware of the large installation size of Fortnite on iOS and are actively working to reduce the size. However, since the change can't be done in just one update, the developers will try to compress the size down while maintaining the performance over the next few updates.

Some game performance improvements are expected to be implemented as well, as Epic Games plan to fix the code to optimize the experience, as well as ad a Battery-Saver mode that's meant to increase the game's performance and lower the graphics quality.

Stats tracking for Fortnite mobile players will be enabled sometime this summer, as Epic Games are working to improve their stats servers to handle more players. Last but not least, the developers will continue to work on stability and fix crashes and other issues reported by players.

source: Epic Games

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24 Comments

1. vliang86

Posts: 337; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

Best games Always come to iOS first. And games always run better and are more optimized on iOS. That’s why I keep my iPhone X:)

2. ahmadkun

Posts: 553; Member since: May 02, 2016

Yeah .. keep it, nobody asked you to change it

3. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

You do that and I'll keep playing on my GTX1080TI with a 34 inch 144 hz gaming monitor

4. bucky

Posts: 3774; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Something tells me you don’t have that and you didn’t actually spend $3000 on just a monitor and gfx card...

5. JCASS889

Posts: 483; Member since: May 18, 2018

actually its about 1200$ not 3000$

7. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

I actually do have that and why wouldn't I. Most of the stuff I bought via work, so it's cheaper and I can use vacation days as well (since I hardly go on vacation). Besides, it's not that expensive overall.

6. JCASS889

Posts: 483; Member since: May 18, 2018

like bragging about the electronics that you bought? dont understand why people like to brag about buying something, if you actually developed and designed that card then you can brag all you want. stop falsely boosting your confidence using something that someone else makes and develops

8. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Wasn't meant to brag about my stuff, since it's hardly that expensive. Just a comment on some tw@t who thinks the best games come to iOS first.

9. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Also, my confidence is in no way connected to the stuff I have. I have plenty of that on my own

10. JCASS889

Posts: 483; Member since: May 18, 2018

where u work where u get discounted electronics? just curious

11. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

I work at Toyota (the forklifts, not the cars). But I buy the gear from the same vendor that Toyota Europe has an agreement with, so I get good discounts.

12. JCASS889

Posts: 483; Member since: May 18, 2018

cool, nice perk

13. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

I think so too. Although my gf sometimes has issues with it. She doesn't share my love for gadgets haha.

14. JCASS889

Posts: 483; Member since: May 18, 2018

i work at a telecom engineering firm, i get discounts on some pretty sweet tech, unfortunately its very expensive to buy

15. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Telecom has very expensive stuff, especially telecom for companies.

16. JCASS889

Posts: 483; Member since: May 18, 2018

definitely, example a 12 seat conference room on avg costs 100k to spec out

17. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Even with a discount, I don't see you buying that for in your house lol

19. JCASS889

Posts: 483; Member since: May 18, 2018

yeah pretty much restricted to big companies, but when we go a strip the offices for the renovation im allowed to take whatever i want

20. chenski

Posts: 755; Member since: Mar 22, 2015

What does fortnite have to do with thanos

21. Loveneesh

Posts: 430; Member since: Jul 14, 2015

Thanos in fortnite means, fortnite is going to be perfectly balanced as it should be. Lol

22. Sparkxster

Posts: 1201; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

Lol!!

23. Godfather

Posts: 68; Member since: Oct 31, 2012

I don't like gaming on my phone, no matter how optimized it can get. I agree with RebelwithoutaClue. I also enjoy casually playing Fortnite on my GTX 1080Ti 34inch Quantum Dot Monitor but only 100hz :-P

24. perry1234

Posts: 633; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

Why is the thumbnail for this article on homepage a picture of Thanos ?

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