Fortnite: Battle Royale: Will There Be a Switch Port?

You'll also be able to play with your friends on PC, PS4 and Mac (as well as Android when it becomes available) which is great but horrendous at the same time. Why?

Epic revealed today that Fortnite Battle Royale will soon be coming to mobile devices.

However, if you would have told me before yesterday Fortnite: Battle Royale would be coming to mobile devices I would have called you a liar and not believed you. Epic says that the Android support will arrive "in the next few months". Yes, the same Battle Royale experience that you've had on consoles and PC will soon be coming to your phone and tablet. Those of you who get an invite will also get a few codes to share with your friends, so there's still hope even if you don't get one from Epic, with more invites rolling out over the next few months. Epic Games' cartoony and competitive survival shooter game took a core element of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds - 100 human players parachuting onto an island with an ever-shrinking battlefield - and turned into a worldwide phenomenon. Cross-Play is future of games, but the balance between multiple platforms is the pain dealing with. The developer assured players that both the graphics and gameplay experienced by PC and console players will be the same on mobile devices. "Play when you want, where you want". As it now stands the battle royale section of the game is free-to-play, and it most definitely includes a ton of loot boxes.

We're going to clear all that up for you right now, right here.

From March 12, players can sign up for an invite event on iOS. Now, keep in mind that's just for Battle Royale, and not the full game. Strangely, Xbox One cross play hasn't been confirmed.

For now Fortnite's mobile build will remain exclusive to iOS with an eventual release on Android. Will this leave smartphone players at a disadvantage compared to console and keyboard-and-mouse players? Inside, you'll find a link to download the game at the App Store. Those users will need to upgrade to iOS 11.

  • Valerie Cook