Ultra-popular battle royale Fortnite coming to iOS and Android soon with cross-platform support

Ultra-popular battle royale Fortnite coming to iOS and Android soon with cross-platform support
Epic Games' ultra-popular free-to-play battle royale phenomenon, Fortnite, is coming to mobile devices soon. The mobile version of the 100-player brawler will be released on iOS first but an Android version will follow suit promptly after that. 

And the best thing is, the game won't differ from its desktop/console counterparts. 


Best thing is, the mobile versions of the game will support cross-play and cross-progression between all platforms that the game will be eventually available on - PlayStation 4, PC, Mac, iOS, and Android. Fortnite players will be able to play against their pals no matter the platform, which is a double-edged sword - the pure universalism of the game and it's free-to-play aspect will likely cause its popularity to skyrocket even further, but will also fuel the "PC masterrace" narrative even more. And for a valid reason - humanity is yet to invent anything superior to the unbeatable, tried-and-proven keyboard/mouse combo. 

This very Monday, March 12, eager fans of the game on iOS will be able to sign up for the Invite Event on the game's official website. The lucky ones should expect to receive an invite email in the next few days, containing a secret link to the App Store that will allow them to download and play Fortnite's mobile version. The email will also contain invite codes that players will be able to give away to other willing gamers. 

Have in mind that the minimum hardware requirements for Fortnite mobile are iPhone 6S/SE, iPad Mini 4, iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, or iPad 2017 devices - anything older than that and you won't be able to play the game even if you receive the code.


source: Epic Games

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13 Comments

1. Ciro1900

Posts: 591; Member since: Dec 17, 2017

here I can not enjoy it with the acustic system xz2 or the DualShock

2. kozza3

Posts: 778; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

Lol wuuut. Perfect time for me to buy an iPad

3. T12RYK

Posts: 849; Member since: Jun 10, 2011

Need to start playing this game. Got Xbox Live Gold just for this but haven't got around to playing it yet. The cross platform multiplayer sounds great!

4. boriqua2000

Posts: 251; Member since: Mar 11, 2009

Make it playable on gear VR and then I'll be impressed.

5. Shafittey

Posts: 10; Member since: May 11, 2016

im playing this on PC...this game very addicting and really good graphics..i just love it...PUBG is nothing compare to Fortnite...100% better... add me on PC.."Shafittey"

6. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

So iOS users can battle Android users? Bring it on lol

7. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1550; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

And both will get crushed by PC users.

8. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Yup can't beat kb/mouse :)

11. gotoAndDie

Posts: 82; Member since: Jun 13, 2015

I'm gonna install Android x86 on my PC. Android wins.

9. Rager722 unregistered

I'll never understand why do people like playing with a keyboard and mouse? That's got to be the most uncomfortable way to play games.. almost as bad as playing on a touch screen..

10. Shadocx4

Posts: 134; Member since: Oct 20, 2014

This kind of game is closer to FPS games and is better with keyboard and mouse, it's not a racing game or idk what were you thinking

13. Rager722 unregistered

I don't like controlling the character without a toggle "joystick" d pad or keyboard is too much work

12. japkoslav

Posts: 1499; Member since: Feb 19, 2017

If you crave precision and skill, you use mouse and keyboard. Plus pro tip buy yourself a decent mouse and keyboard, no 10$ Genius garbage.

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