Epic Games has officially announced that the popular Fortnite Battle Royal game is under development for the mobile platforms. Yes, the Fortnite Battle Royal game is currently under development for the iOS and Android platforms. Fortnite Battle Royal is an incredibly popular free-to-play multiplayer game which is now making its way to the Android and iOS mobile platforms.
According to the developers and publishers of the game, the users of iOS platform will first get to test out this game and then the game will be made available for the Android platform. For the same, they will start sign up process for the iOS users who are interested to play this game on their respective iOS devices. First, they have to sign up for this game, it’s much like registration process. Once done, they will receive the testing version of this game as early as possible.
“On phones and tablets, Fortnite is the same 100-player game you know from PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Mac,” said the development team in a blog post. “Same gameplay, same map, same content, same weekly updates.”
Interestingly, the game will be available to play with cross-platform interface which means you can integrate with players from different platforms simultaneously. It will also work out at the same time for PC, PlayStation and Mac systems.
As per the reports, Epic Games will make this game available for a small number of gamers as testers of the game. Just like new smartphones updates, they will first send out the game for the registered users who could install this game on their respective iOS devices. They will be able to play this game and will send proper feedbacks to the developers of the game. If they found any bugs or errors on the game, they will fix them before releasing the final public version of the game.
The registration process for this game will open from Monday, March 12. Users need to register themselves on company’s official websites. They will be added to the list of the registered users and they will receive invite codes to invite their friends to play and to test out the game on their respective Android or iOS platforms.
Furthermore, the mobile version of the game will be fully battle royale for the players around the world. You have to stand as the last team of the game by competing with other players around the world. Fortunately, the mobile version of this game will come with its full version and there will be no compromises in terms of the gameplay. You would get the same gameplay as the desktop and other consoles’ version of the Fortnite Battle Royale game.
People who receive an invite codes via email, will be able to invite their friends to join the game as well. They will also receive an official installation link within the email which will redirected them to the official App Store’s page of this game. Since the game will be made available for the iOS users first, it will be available to install from App Store only. After a few days, the game will be launched for the Android users as well.
According to official information, the PC users will not be able to join the Mobile users, however the mobile users will be able to play with the PC users. This is something annoying for the PC users as they will not be allowed to play the game as per their choices. Epic Games are yet to send confirmation on this. They will soon clarify the platform compatibility of this game for PC and Smartphone players of this game.
For more information, you can head over to the official website from here. If you want to read out the full blogpost regarding this announcement for the smartphone platform, you can head over to the official blogpost as well.