September 4, 2018 – The new "High Stakes" flying mode starts this week!
You must recognize that Fortnite developers continue to add new creative modes to the game. In the v5.40 update that should begin tomorrow, players will be able to discover a new game mode, "High Stakes".
– Fortnite (@FortniteGame) September 4, 2018
The new team-based mode requires your team to locate one of four safes scattered on the map. In each safe is a special jewel statue that you must collect, then outperform and surpass your opponents as you head for a pick-up van. The new game mode was introduced at PAX West on Labor Day weekend and is expected to be operational on September 5th.
August 23, 2018 – Fortnite Update v5.30 arrives with new mobile bug fixes
Epic Games announced the latest major update of Fortnite, which modifies some aspects of the game, introduces a new game mode and provides essential fixes for the mobile version of the game. You will now find a "Rift-To-Go" item "which will allow you to teleport over your current position and exit your kite, or view Score Royale's Score Real Score (LTM), which offers a new way to compete. while players plunder and eliminate other players to earn points.
Most importantly, the mobile graphics settings seem to be fixed, as well as some improvements in the control of vehicles and buildings. Here is the complete list of mobile patch notes:
August 16, 2018 – Update v5.21 corrects the poor performance of Fortnite on most Android phones.
The same day that Fornite started working for non-Samsung Galaxy devices, Fortnite developers took Twitter to recognize application stability issues on devices with 4GB of RAM – which describes the almost all Android phones on which Fortnite is currently available.
We have seen reports that some 4GB Android devices have a problem that causes poor performance. This is due to the fact that several background applications are running, leaving the device without enough memory for Fortnite. We study and work on a fix!
– Fortnite (@FortniteGame) August 14, 2018
This fix came with an update to v5.21, which seems to have solved abyssal frame rate issues and a lot of the frustrating performance issues that affected Fortnite during its first week on Android.
Other important additions to the v5.21 update include two new game modes: Soaring 50's and Sniper Shootout. You can check them for a limited time.
August 13, 2018 – Epic opens the Fortnite Android Beta to a ton of phones / tablets other than Samsung
Fortnite's short-term exclusivity on Samsung devices is over. After a few days devoted to selecting Galaxy brand gadgets, Epic's now extends its beta version of Android Fortnite to a bunch of other phones and tablets.
Hey Android owners! We are excited to open the #FortniteAndroid Beta to more devices from … TODAY!
Check your email as the first wave of invitations has begun to come out. Not registered? Visit our website for more information: https://t.co/AvolyySFZ1 pic.twitter.com/DuW5yzpcqd
– Fortnite (@FortniteGame) August 13, 2018
You can find the complete list below in the Where can I download the game? section, but some notable additions include Google Pixel 2/2 XL, OnePlus 6, Razer Phone and the LG G7.
If you have not yet received an invitation to join the beta, go to the Epic website, enter your email to register and wait for the invitation.
August 10, 2018 – Google now warns players that Fortnite is not available on the Play Store
Epic's decision not to publish Fortnite on the Play Store is controversial for many reasons – mainly because it gives crooks a busy day by encouraging people to download fake versions that only serve To cause problems.
In an effort to combat this, the search for "Fortnite" on the Play Store now returns a message stating that "Fortnite Battle Royale of Epic Games, Inc. is not available on Google Play".
It's a small warning head to let people know that the legitimate version of Fortnite is not found, and I hope this will be enough to prevent people from downloading bad actors.
Users will also see the warning appear when searching for "Fortnite Battle Royale", "Fortnite Mobile" and so on.
August 9, 2018 – Fortnite Beta for Android is officially operational, exclusive to Samsung Galaxy devices until August 12
Despite all the clickbait commercials you've probably seen in recent months, the Fortnite beta was officially announced today at the Samsung Unpacked event alongside the Samsung Galaxy Note 9.
Samsung and Epic Games have partnered to make Fortnite exclusive to Samsung Galaxy phones until August 12, when the beta will open on other Android devices. If you have a Samsung Galaxy S7 or higher, you can download and start playing Fortnite on your phone right now!
August 3, 2018 – Epic confirms that it will not offer Fortnite for Android via the Google Play Store
It's official, guys. A few days after the rumors started to accumulate, Epic confirmed that Fortnite for Android would not be available on the Google Play Store. Instead, users will need to download the game directly from the Epic website.
Talk to The edgeTim Sweeney, CEO of Epic, said:
Epic wants to establish a direct relationship with our customers on all platforms, to the extent possible. What is good with the Internet and the digital revolution is that it is possible, now that physical showcases and intermediary distributors are no longer needed.
In addition to having a more direct relationship with the players, the second reason why Epic has bypassed the Play Store is that it does not have to transfer 30% of all sales from other players. shopping in the game at Google. According to Sweeny, "30% is disproportionate to the cost of services provided by these stores".
Sweeny also added that Fortnite for Android would be available worldwide, with the exception of China. However, Epic is currently working to find a way to bring the iOS and Android versions of the game to the country in the near future.
July 30, 2018 – Fortnite for Android may not be in the Play Store and may require manual download APK
Just days after the announcement of the launch of Fortnite as a limited exclusivity for the Galaxy Note 9, we now have some interesting details about the distribution of the Android application.
People to XDA recently checked the source code on Epic's official website and, in doing so, came across instructions telling people how to download the Android port. Specifically, there is talk of accessing the Epic site and downloading the game's APK there rather than via Google Play.
With a movement like this, there are some important points to emphasize.
First of all, while manually downloading APK files is not that difficult, it forces you to accept downloads from unknown sources (which may expose you to security threats) and can be a tedious process for users who are not familiar with this task. . On the other hand, Epic must avoid Google's 30% discount on all of its in-game purchases.
It is still unclear whether this process will be engraved in the marble for the foreseeable future of the game or just for its exclusivity with Note 9, but all these details should be explained in just a few days.
July 16, 2018 – Battle Pass of season 5 has started, still no official launch date for Android
In mid-July, Epic Games still does not know when Fortnite will be released for Android this summer.
Meanwhile, the Season 5 Battle Pass has started for all the other platforms on which Fortnite is available, which means that the Android version is imminent or we will have to wait for this season to end and hope that its release is scheduled before the season. 6. The Battle Pass season generally lasts about 10 weeks, which means that Season 5 should be completed by the third week of September, which corresponds well to the fall equinox and at the official end of summer.
The speculation on the Fortnite forums is endemic, some posters are convinced that the Android version will be released soon, while others are ready to wait until September. We will notify you as soon as a more concrete date has been set.
May 18, 2018 – The Android version will be there "this summer".
The iOS version of Fortnite has been out for a hot minute now, and to make the experience as good as possible, Epic has introduced many future enhancements, including a customizable HUD, voice chat, enhanced controls, and more.
You can read all the changes here, but the most exciting news is related to the Android version of Fortnite. Epic notes that the game will be there "this summer", and although it's not as specific as we would like, it's a step in the right direction.
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