Fortnite Battle Royale is the free Epic Games game that has become a fever on all platforms where it is available (PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, iOS and Android). After a closed beta test period, the full game download was released to all Android devices without having to go through invitations or queues. Understand how to download, install and play, in addition to the compatible devices, in the guide below:
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Fortunite Battle Royale is a very demanding game in your system requirements, and you need to have Android 8.0 or later, 3GB RAM and Adreno 530 GPU (or higher), Mali-G71 MP20, Mali-G72 MP12 (or higher) to be able to run the game with good performance. According to the Official Epic Games FAQ, the Android version of Fortnite is only compatible with the following devices:
- 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;
- 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 / Phone 2;
- Xiaomi: Blackshark, My 5 / 5S / 5S Plus, 6/6 Plus, My 8/8 Explorer, My Mix, My Mix 2, My Mix 2S, My Note 2;
- ZTE: Axon 7 / 7s, Axon M, Nubia / Z17 / Z17s, Nubia Z11;
- HTC: 10, U Ultra, U11 / U11 +, U12 +;
- Lenovo / Motorola: Moto Z / Z Droid, Moto Z2 Force;
- Sony: Xperia XZ / Premium, Xzs, XZ1 / Compact, XZ2 / Premium / Compact, XZ3.
Step 1. To download Fortnite Battle Royale on Android you need to open your internet browser on your phone or tablet and visit fortnite.com/android, the only site that provides links to the official download of the game.
Fortnite Battle Royale can only be legally downloaded through the Epic Games website
Avoid downloading the APK file on external sites as only the Epic Games page has security-free links, virus-free or mods harmful to your device. Please note that the game is not available in the Google Play Store catalog, so download can only be done on this page;
Step 2. On the Epic Games site, you should go down the screen a bit and click the yellow "First Steps" button, as shown in the image below:steps "
This will take you to the game download page. If your device is already enabled to download external files, you can skip the paragraph below and go directly to step 4;
Step 3. To download an APK outside the Play Store you need to configure your system to enable downloads of external files. Do this by accessing the "Configure" or "Settings" menu between your applications.unknown "in order to download the game
There, navigate to the "Security" field and, in the next window, check the "Unknown Sources" option, which allows the APK to be installed. To be safe, after installing Fortnite, you can go back to the menu and disable this option again with no problems;
Step 4. After clicking "first steps", click the yellow "download" button, which will open a new window with the APK file called "Fortnite Installer".
The file is very light and takes up only 4.03 MB of disk space, since it is only an installer, which will later download all the files of the game, as well as its patches and updates automatically;
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Step 5. After downloading the APK, click the file to run the self-running program. The installer will ask permission to begin the process of downloading the complete files, then click "Install".
Touch APK to start the automatic installer
After a brief installation, a new window will open automatically. Make sure you are connected to a reliable wi-fi network, as the next download takes up hundreds of MB and is time-consuming, consuming lots of data from your plan;
Step 6. The download process is automatic and after a few minutes the download bar of the Fornite installer will complete the entire process and the game is ready to play.
Wait for the installer to download all the data, patches and updates to start playing
After that, you'll find the Fornite Battle Royale app ready to play along with all the other applications installed on your Android device, so just click it and have fun.
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