UPDATE: The beta for Android’s version of Fortnite is now finally available to everyone. The beta is rolling out to those who have registered slowly but surely, however, a few system requirements are necessary in order to run the game.
- OS: Recommended Android 8.0 or higher, 64 bit
- RAM: Recommended 4GB or higher
- GPU: Adreno 530 or higher, Mali-G71 MP20, Mali-G72 MP12 or higher
It may take a matter of hours, or even das, before you Epic Games sends your invitation to participate.
— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) October 11, 2018
Following the recent leak of a skin, Epic Games and Samsung has announced that Fortnite is finally hitting Android smartphones. Although it’s currently in beta, Samsung Galaxy users will have access to the game, with a wider rollout for other Android phones to follow. The “Galaxy” skin, however, will only be reserved for folks who purchased the new Samsung Note 9 or Galaxy Tab S4. You can get started with the beta version on Fortnite‘s official Android splash page.
The beta will be supported on the following:
Samsung Galaxy: S7 / S7 Edge, S8 / S8+, S9 / S9+, Note 8, Note 9, Tab S3, Tab S4
Google: Pixel / Pixel XL, Pixel 2 / Pixel 2 XL
Huawei: Honor 10, Honor Play, Mate 10 / Pro, Mate RS, Nova 3, P20 / Pro, V10
LG: G5, G6, G7 ThinQ, V20, V30 / V30+
Asus: ROG Phone, Zenfone 4 Pro, 5Z, V
Xiaomi: Blackshark, Mi 5 / 5S / 5S Plus, 6 / 6 Plus, Mi 8 / 8 Explorer / 8SE, Mi Mix, Mi Mix 2, Mi Mix 2S, Mi Note 2
ZTE: Axon 7 / 7s, Axon M, Nubia / Z17 / Z17s, Nubia Z11
OnePlus: 5 / 5T, 6
In related news, Epic Games is suing a 14-year old boy for cheating in Fortnite.