You can sign up for the Fortnite Android beta today, which will get you started playing Fortnite on your Android phone.
You will have to sign up and wait for an email to join, but you can expect quick access. Fortnite Android beta is now available to all Android phones as long as they are compatible with the game. This comes after a weekend of Samsung exclusivity.
You cannot download Fortnite from Google Play only through the Samsung or Epic Games website.
Here’s the Fortnite Android compatibility list for beta, upcoming phones, minimum specs for unlisted phones, and why.
If you’re already playing Fortnite Battle Royale, you can bring your progress and purchases like the Fortnite Season Pass to Android.
How to Play Fortnite on Android Today
Fortnite Android beta starts today for most Android phones. Epic Games announced this on stage at the Galaxy Note 9 event. You don’t need a Galaxy Note 9 or a Samsung phone to play, but you do need a relatively new device to handle the game.
- go to Fortnite Android Beta site.
- Click Sign Up for Email Invitation.
- Choose whether you’ve already played Fortnite.
- If you are playing Fortnite on another system, select the system and log in.
- After logging in, select the Android device you have.
From there you will be put on a waiting list for the game. You will receive an email that will send you the Fortnite Android beta installer.
How to Install Fortnite Android Beta
After signing up you will receive an email with more information about joining the Fortnite Android beta.
The email came instantly for me and I was able to download and pre-install the Fortnite beta.
- Open email on your Android phone.
- Tap on Get started.
- Choose to Install From Samsung or Epic Games
If you choose Samsung, it will download an installer that you can install without changing any settings on your device.
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After installing Fortnite for Android with the installer, you will need to download a major 1.88GB update to the game, so plan to do this over WiFi.
Once installed, you can log in, choose your playstyle and get started. Here’s how to fix common Fortnite issues and earn free V-Bucks in Fortnite Battle Royale.