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Fortnite for Android no longer requires an invite


Fortnites journey to Android has been an adventure unto itself. It first launched as a Samsung exclusive, alongside the Note 9, before circumventing the Play Store to arrive on Googles Mobile operating system. Until now, however, actually getting the game required going to the site, signing up and waiting for an invite. Epic announced today via Twitter that its finally cutting that red tape. While the company is still sidestepping Play in order to keep its earnings to itself, downloading the game is a simple as scanning a QR code from its site. No invite needed – download the Fortnite Beta now on any compatible Android device Time to squad up: Not that any of those extra steps were hurting the game. The wildly popular hit 15 million installs a mere three weeks after launching on the OS.

Fortnite on Android is now available for everyone


If youre still waiting to get into the Fortnite beta on Android, now you can finally play the battle royale game on your phone. Today Epic announced that the Android version of the game is open to everyone with a compatible device, so you no longer require an invite to play. (You can find a list of supported Android phones on Epics site.) Fortnite for Android first launched back in August exclusively for Samsung Galaxy devices, before opening up to more smartphones a few days later. Unlike most Android games, it has its own installer, so you wont find it in the Google Play store. You can find step-by-step instructions for getting it up and running right here — though if youre using an older phone, dont expect Fortnite to look amazing.