Fortnite: Battle Royale is heading to iOS and Android

Fortnite: Battle Royale is heading to iOS and Android

Fortnite: Battle Royale is heading to iOS and Android

Same 100-player game that's available on consoles and PCs, same gameplay, same maps, and even same weekly updates. And don't worry about it overloading your phone as Epic Games says it will not be the whole game, but rather just the battle royale portion of it.

On Monday US time, players get to sign up for an invite-only test run. Support for an Android version is coming in a few month's time. Developer Epic Games took to its blog to explain what you can expect from Fortnite Battle Royale on Android and iOS.

This means that you'll be able to play with and against players from other platforms, and that you'll be able to team up with friends across devices - pretty darn cool, right? According to the announcement, it will be the exact same thing as it is on Xbox One, PS4, PC, and Mac.

Are you going to give Fortnite Battle Royale a try on mobile? If anything, Fortnite Battle Royale has been eating into PUBG's gains. What's more, Epic is promising Cross Play and Cross Progression, so you can mix and match devices anytime, anywhere. Epic Games said to us about controller support: "Not initially".

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But there is cross-platform play for PS4 owners, who can play with PC, iOS and Mac owners from Monday, March 12. Android owners will have to wait a few months it seems.

Epic Games claims the mobile version of the game will bring "console quality graphics and action".

What has made Fortnite Battle Royale so popular? While there's a ton of questions still to be answered, Epic Games provided answers to these two burning questions. When a user is invited, they will receive an email that includes a link to download and install the game from the Apple App Store. If you do get in, you'll get codes to share with friends, so that's good. It was the first to hit the consoles and get on 75 million PS4s. You can see a trailer for the game below. Apple users will need an internet connection, obviously, and iOS 11 on at least the iPhone 6S/SE, iPad Mini 4, iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, and iPad 2017 devices.

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