Fortnite Is Live On Non-Samsung Phones

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If you've been patiently waiting to give Fornite a go on Android, you might want to fire up the installer again.

When Fortnite's Android launch was announced at Samsung's Note9 launch last week, it came with a slight caveat: the battle royale juggernaut would be available on select Samsung phones for a period. The exclusivity window appears to be closing though, with the game letting non-Samsung phones (I'm on a LG G7, for instance) into the main menu and into games.

Previously - as of late this afternoon - Fortnite would let non-Samsung users pre-load from the official installer, but you wouldn't be able to play without sideloading the game. Fortunately, the exclusivity seems to have lifted.

As a reminder, here's the full list of devices Epic says will be able to play Fortnite on Android:

  • Google: Pixel / Pixel XL, Pixel 2 / Pixel 2 XL
  • Asus: ROG Phone, Zenfone 4 Pro, 5Z, V
  • Essential: PH-1
  • Huawei: Honor 10, Honor Play, Mate 10 / Pro, Mate RS, Nova 3, P20 / Pro, V10
  • LG: G5, G6, G7 ThinQ, V20, V30 / V30+
  • Nokia: 8
  • OnePlus: 5 / 5T, 6
  • Razer: Phone
  • 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

The following Android phones will also be able to play Fortnite eventually, although they're "unsupported" officially for now:

  • HTC: 10, U Ultra, U11 / U11+, U12+
  • Lenovo: Moto Z / Z Droid, Moto Z2 Force
  • Sony: Xperia: XZ/ XZs, XZ1, XZ2

For more info to download Fortnite on Android - because you can't get it from the Play Store - Tegan's got a quick guide below.

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    I just tried it. I'm shit at this game.

      Downloaded it last night on Xbox one. Ive mostly stuck to 50v50 as it more like a huge deathmatch than a battle royale.

    Please Release it on Samsung Galaxy Tab S2

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