Fortnite for Android not officially available on Play Store: Google

Fortnite for Android not officially available on Play Store: Google

The game will appear in the Samsung Game Launcher and in the Galaxy Apps store. Of Fortnite's 125 million and growing userbase, many of them young teens, how many of them will cautious and security conscious enough to turn the security settings back on? There's only one title (Battle Breakers), and it's not available yet.

Epic confirmed to GameSpot that Android users will not be able to download Fortnite on their devices from Google's digital store, but rather through its own service. That's easy to do if you're a Fortnite fan with an iOS device.


The message doesn't actually tell users where they can "safely" download the game, nor the status of the game as a beta, and as an exclusive for Samsung devices for the time being. Subsequently, once this wave starts to subside, the company will then bring Fortnite on Play Store. However, the millions of kids who just want to play the latest and greatest game probably aren't aware of that. That 30 percent revenue cut is the same for Google Play. Epic will also offer downloads of the game on its website in the coming days for most Android smartphones. You still need Digital Wellbeing installed on a Pixel phone running Pie for this to work. So now when you will search for the keywords such as "Fortnite", "Fortnite Mobile" or "Fortnite Battle Royal" on Google Play app on Android, it'll show you a message - "Fortnite Battle Royal by Epic Games, Inc is not available on Google Play". Following Fortnite's success on Android other game developers will also follow suit.

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