Fortnite Battle Royale Announced For iOS And Android
The Battle Royale mode for Epic Games’ Fortnite is coming to mobile devices, the studio announced today.
“On phones and tablets, Fortnite is the same 100-player game you know from PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Mac,” Epic mentioned in a blog post. “Same gameplay, same map, same content, same weekly updates.”
Epic additionally introduced it will likely be partnering with Sony on the mobile port, and can help cross-play and cross-progression between PlayStation 4, PC, Mac, iOS and Android. Presently, cross-progression is only available with PlayStation Four and PC, except for last year when cross-play was “mistakenly” enabled between Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
“We believe this is the future of games. The same game on all platforms. Console quality graphics and action. Play when you want, where you want,” Epic mentioned, regardless of the shortage of Xbox One support.
Anybody interested in making an attempt out the iOS model can sign up on the official Fortnite website starting Monday, March 12. Invitations will probably be despatched out via e mail with a hyperlink to download the game from the App Retailer. Solely the iOS version is being tested right now, however Epic mentioned Android support would be coming “in the next few months.”
Requirements include iOS 11, an internet connection, and certainly one of these Apple devices: iPhone 6S/SE, iPad Mini 4, iPad Professional, iPad Air 2, iPad 2017 devices. Users who obtain invitations will also get friend invite codes to share. Invitations won’t be despatched out to everybody initially, although Epic mentioned it will likely be adding extra gamers “regularly over the coming months.”