Fortnite Won't Be Available on the Google Play Store

The leaks so far suggest that Fortnite will be exclusive for Galaxy Note 9 for the initial 30 days and will be available starting August 24, the day Note 9 goes on sale.

Fortnite is available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC and iOS devices. Google takes 30 percent of the revenue from app developers and by directly offering APK, Epic Games will not liable to split its revenue with the search giant. This heavily implies that the game simply isn't going to be available through the Google Play Store, the platform's most popular app store.

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He added, "The developer's art team at Epic Games wants to bring that same attitude into the creation of their toys, and everyone here at McFarlane Toys will be doing all we can to bring Fortnite fans the very best products".

Epic has instructions there, which you can see pictured above.

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Fortnite on Android: From Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to Google Pixel 2: 40 smartphones that will support the game, is coming to Android soon. The codes mention that users will need to grant access to installation from unknown sources in order to play Fortnite on their handsets. "Fortnite" may be free-to-play, but Epic makes a lot of money through in-game purchases for skins, emotes and the Battle Pass. Following this, the users will be prompted with some security permissions when they try to install the app, in case they already have not allowed similar installations. So, it is likely that Epic Games was looking for a solution that would save it this commission. However, it doesn't look as though they will be using the Google Play Store to get it.

Based on the listing, it appears that the minimum specifications requirement to play Fortnite on Android will be 3GB of RAM and the latest chipsets and graphics like Qualcomm Snapdragon 430, MediaTek MT6737 and Exynos 7870 among others, reports XDA developers. With more than 2 million CCU, it has been recorded as one of the fastest growing games.

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