The resounding success of Fortnite, one of the biggest games of Battle Royale the world, forced epic Games, responsible for the game, to publish this title for practically all possible platforms, including cell phones, but in an even better way: with the active crossplay function, which allows you to play with players from other platforms, whether consoles, PCs or even even other cell phones. Here in this matter you will know how to download Fortnite on mobile.
You may have wondered why you can't find the game available for download on the Google Play Store and App Store services. Epic Games is in a legal war with Apple and Google over the breakdown of payments between the three giants. However, it is still possible to install the game safely, at least on Androids phones.
Unfortunately, not all phones will support a game of Fortnite magnitude, along with all its features and extensive content, but still the list of compatible phones is relatively large, even if your phone is not in the list posted below, you can your smartphone can run the game as long as it meets the minimum requirements for gameplay without crashes.
Minimum requirements for Android phones
For the game to run decently well on your Android phone, without expecting big things, the game will have to, at least, have these settings below:
|Processor||ARM64 and ARMv8 (64 bit)|
|Operational system||Android 8.0 (or higher)|
|RAM memory||4 GB (minimum)|
|But by the full GPU acceleration tech||Adreno 530 (or higher), Mali-G71 MP20, Mali-G72 MP12 (or higher)|
Some phones that run Fortnite Mobile
As stated at the beginning of the article, the list of compatible cell phones is quite extensive, but there is a lack of models. The table below is for you to analyze and try to find the model corresponding to yours, but do not be discouraged as your phone can run the game only with the minimum requirements.
|Samsung / Galaxy||S7 / S7 Edge, S8 / S8 +, S9 / S9 +, S10 / S10 + / S10 Lite / S10e, S20 / S20 Ultra / S20 Ultra 5G, S21, A30 / A30s, A40, A50 / A50s, A60, A51, A70, A71 , A80, A90, Note8, Note9, Note10, Tab S3, Tab S4, M30 / M30s, M31, M40, Z Flip.|
|Xiaomi||Black Shark / Helo, Black Shark 2/2 Pro, Black Shark 3/3 Pro, Mi A3, Mi 5 / 5S / 5S Plus, Mi 6/6 Plus, Mi 8/8 Explorer / 8SE, Mi 9/9 Pro / Mi 9 Power / 9T / 9T Pro / 9SE / 9 Lite, Mi 10 Pro, Mi Mix, Mi Mix 2 / 2S, Mi Mix 3, Mi Note 10/10 Pro.|
|LG||G5, G6, G7 ThinQ / G7 Fit / G7 One, G8 ThinQ / G8S / G8X, V20, V30 / V30 + / V30S ThinQ, V35, V40, V50 ThinQ 5G / V50S, V60 ThinQ 5G.|
|Realme||3 Pro, 5 Pro, 6 Pro, X / XT, X2 / X2 Pro, X50 5G / X50 Pro 5G.|
|Huawei||Mate 10/10 Pro, Mate 20/20 Pro, Mate 30/30 Pro, Mate RS / 20 RS / 30 RS, Nova 3, Nova 4, Nova 5 Pro / 5T, Nova 6/6 5G, P20 / P20 Pro, P30 / P30 Pro, P40 / P40 Pro, V10.|
|Honor||10, 20/20 Pro, 30/30 Pro / 30 Pro +, Honor Play, View 10, View 20, Note 10, V30 / V30 Pro.|
|Oppo||Find X / X Lamborghini, Find X2 / X2 Pro, A5 (2020), A9 (2020), A11, A15, A52, Reno Ace, Reno Ace2, Reno3 Youth, Reno 10x zoom, Reno 5G, K3, K5.|
|OnePlus||5 / 5T, 6 / 6T, 7/7 Pro / 7 Pro 5G / 7T / 7T Pro, 8/8 Pro|
|Sony||Xperia 1, Xperia 5, Xperia XZ / XZ Premium, XZS, XZ1 / XZ1 Compact, XZ2 / XZ2 Premium / XZ2 Compact, XZ3.|
|Motorola||G8 / G8 Power / G8 Plus, Moto Z / Moto Z Force / Moto Z Droid, Moto Z2 Force, Moto Z3, Moto Z4, One Hyper, Moto G 5G|
|Pixel / XL, Pixel 2/2 XL, Pixel 3/3 XL / 3a / 3a XL, Pixel 4/4 XL.|
|Asus||ROG Phone, ROG Phone II, Zenfone 4 Pro, Zenfone 5Z, Zenfone 6.|
|ZTE||Axon 7 / 7s, Axon 9 Pro, Axon 10 Pro, Axon 11, Axon M, Nubia Z17 / Z17s, Nubia Z18, Nubia X, Nubia Red Magic, Nubia Red Magic 5G, Nubia Red Magic 3 / 3s.|
|Lenovo||Z5s / Z5 Pro / Z5 Pro GT, Z6 / Z6 Pro / Z6 Pro 5G / Z6 Youth, K10 Note.|
|Razer||Phone, Phone 2.|
|HTC||10, U Ultra, U11 / U11 +, U12 +, U19e.|
Models that run at 60 and 90 FPS
In the mobile world, the frame rate also matters. And, some models, can give you better performance. According to Epic Games, these games in the table below can offer you up to 60 FPS.
|Samsung||Note 9 (US variant only) / S10, S10e, S10 + / Note 10, Note 10+, Note 10+ 5G / S20, S20 +, S20 5G / A90 5G / Tab S6|
|Huawei||Kill 20X / P30 / P30 Pro|
|Sony||Xperia 1, Xperia 5|
|OnePlus||7 Pro / 8, 8 Pro|
|Asus||ROG Phone II|
For anyone who wants the game to run even smoother, there are two models that are capable of delivering you up to 90 FPS; Check out:
|OnePlus||8, 8 Pro|
How to download Fortnite on Android phone?
Androids mobile phone users are aware that the official platform to download apps and games safely is Google's mobile service, the Play Store. However, with Fortnite it's different and Google has blocked the possibility for fans of the game to download via official Google media, for legal reasons.
But, if you are a user of a Samsung cell phone, Galaxy line, through the Galaxy Store, you can download the official installer of Epic Games and get your game. Huaweii's App Gallery also has its official store for downloading apps and Epic Games is present. For those who do not have cell phones of the brands, it is still possible to download through the official website of Epic Games.
How to download Fortnite on the Galaxy Store and App Gallery
The process for downloading the game from the Galaxy Store / App Gallery is simple and similar to what is done when you install any game or application from the Google Play Store. Check out:
- Open the Galaxy Store or App Gallery and activate the search engine.
- Search for Epic Games
- Install the app and then immediately open it and look for Fortnite and install.
How to download Fortnite through the Epic Store on mobile
If you don't have a Samsung or Huaweii phone, don't worry. Epic Games still allows people to download the game through its official website, but beware! Although the game is being made available for download directly from the company's website, there are risks involving APK-type installations and that is why it is always important to check that you are on the official Epic Games website and that you will not use another path for installation.
Learn now how to download Fortnite on your phone!
Access your smartphone's browser and go to the official Epic Games website, by clicking here. You will have a screen like the one in the image below, as a kickoff.
Click on “Guarantee Now in the Epic Games app”, which is positioned right in the center of the screen.
After clicking on the Epic Games banner, you will go to another screen along with the Android message indicating that APK format apps can damage your device. But rest assured that this method is totally safe.
After confirming the message, click "Ok"
After clicking "Ok", you will receive a new message asking if you want to start the installation. This time click on “Install”.
After completing the installation and have the information that it is possible to open the App, perform the action and you will be taken to the official Epic Games application. Click on the Fortnite banner, which is right on the page and home. Until you reach this page:
Click install and wait for the game to download! After the installation is finished, click launch, login and the game is ready for use!
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