In a surprise move, Epic Games has announced Fortnite Android and iOS versions, which will support both crossplay with PC and PS4, as well as cross-progression. The Fortnite mobile edition will be the “same 100-player game you know from PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Mac,” with the “same gameplay, same map, same content, same weekly updates.”
Beginning Monday, the Fortnite iOS version will be accepting invites. The Fortnite Android version will be coming “in the next few months.”
For more details on the Fortnite iOS version, as well as instructions on how to sign up to the invite list, see below for the official details:
SIGN-UP MONDAY TO JOIN THE INVITE LIST
Starting Monday, March 12, sign-up at www.Fortnite.com for the Invite Event on iOS. Email invites will start rolling out soon thereafter. When you are invited, you will receive an email with a link to download the game from the App Store. If you don’t receive an invite right away, don’t worry. We’ll be adding more players regularly over the coming months. Players who receive invites from Epic will also get friend invite codes to share with others. To participate, you will need an internet connection and iOS 11 on at least an iPhone 6S/SE, iPad Mini 4, iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad 2017 devices.
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