Fortnite for Android update brings support for HTC, Motorola and Sony smartphones

Fortnite for Android update brings support for HTC, Motorola and Sony smartphones
Fortnite, the phenomenon that's redefining mobile gaming as we know it, has just received a major update that adds support for more devices and brings some much-needed gameplay features.

Previously, Epic Games stated that some smartphones aren't supported, such as the HTC 10, U Ultra, U11, U11+, and U12+, as well as Motorola's Moto Z, Moto Z Droid, and Moto Z2 Force. Moreover, some Sony devices were skipped from the original support list, so the Xperia XZ, XZs, XZ1, and XZ2 did not offer a smooth gameplay experience (or none at all).

However, Fortnite v5.40 should offer support for all compatible HTC, Motorola and Sony smartphones, not just those listed above. But that's not all, as Epic Games announced several other improvements to the game.

The most important is the addition of voice chat, a necessary feature for those who prefer to play Fortnite with their friends. Some major memory optimization on Android devices with Adreno GPUs has been implemented as well, which should prevent performance degradation due to memory pressure.

There are a lot more improvements and bug fixes included in this update, so make sure to check out Epic Games' full changelog linked at the end of the article.

source: Epic Games

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6 Comments

1. cozze02

Posts: 132; Member since: Nov 25, 2012

Fortnite is just a terriable game, pubg is so much better

2. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1588; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

Its subjective since I have the exact opposite opinion. I find Fortnite to be significantly more fun. With that said, both are horrible to play on touch.

6. japkoslav

Posts: 1552; Member since: Feb 19, 2017

I find them both equally stupid on a touchscreen.

3. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

"...phenomenon that's redefining mobile gaming..." Yeah right PA. Well said.

4. Chris_ABN

Posts: 198; Member since: May 16, 2018

I hate touchscreen games. Add the feature to use a controller and then talk to me.

5. Odeira

Posts: 300; Member since: Jun 29, 2012

I really hope Tencent takes over development of Fortnite on Android and publishes it to the Google Play Store, given that: - Tencent owns 40 PERCENT OF Epic Games (and just 10 percent of Bluehole, the developers of PUBG on Xbox and PC) - Tencent already self-published PUBG Mobile for the Google Play Store - Tencent ACTUALLY KNOWS WHAT THEY'RE DOING. You can play PUBG on basically every Android phone released since 2013/4, whereas you need a $500+ device released in the last two years to play Fortnite half as decently.

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