Fortnite for Android now available for download on all phones and tablets – but there's a catch

Many have been waiting for the Fortnite Android beta to arrive on non-Samsung devices. The Android port of the popular game had been exclusively released for Samsung smartphones for a few days after the Galaxy Note 9’s announcement on August 9th. The beta is now available for devices from other manufacturers but there’s a catch. It was previously confirmed by Epic Games that it will not be distributing the title through the Google Play Store. Android users will have to download the Fortnite Installer application from Epic’s website which will then download the game on their devices.It was not possible to download the game through the installer on non-Samsung devices initially. Epic has now made a server-side change which allows non-Samsung devices owners to download Fortnite on their devices through the installer.Here’s the catch: If the account used to log into Fortnite on the device hasn’t been accepted into the beta, it’s not actually possible to play the game. Unless

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