Fortnite has come to mobile! Squad up and compete to be the last one standing in Battle Royale, or use your imagination to build your dream Fortnite in Creative.
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On mobile, Fortnite is the same game you know from PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Mac, Switch. Same map, same gameplay, same weekly updates. Build your fort as you battle to be the last one standing. Jump in and squad up with friends around the world or in the same room!
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CREATIVE – Enter a universe of endless creative possibilities. Play games with your friends and explore countless community creations. Head to the Creative hub to check out new featured Islands every day.
BUILD & DESTROY – Shape the battlefield by building your own cover. Opponent hiding behind a wall? Take out their cover to get the edge.
GEAR UP – Board the battle bus and drop in on your favorite zone. Gather resources, collect gear, and battle your opponents! Last one standing wins.
SQUAD UP WITH FRIENDS – Team up with your friends around the world or in the same room!
EPIC UPDATES & EVENTS – Weekly updates constantly fuel the fun. New gameplay modes, serious and insane new looks for your avatar, new weapons and items….Fortnite is always expanding.
CONSOLE GAMING ON THE GO – Play the full game anytime, anywhere. Complete quests on the go, progress your Battle Pass, and more.
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
While the mobile version of FORTNITE (like its PC and console cousins) is set after “The Storm,” an apocalyptic event in which 98 percent of the world’s population simply vanished, the sole focus here is on the game’s “battle royale” fight, in which players compete solo or in pairs and teams to be the last one standing. To do so, they’ll need to gather resources, build refuges, and successfully assassinate other players. Players can compete against not only other mobile players, but also those on consoles and PCs.
S IT ANY GOOD?
Fast-paced action and accessible gameplay are the obvious reasons why Fortnite is the most popular game around these days. It’s ridiculously fun and designed to encourage gamers to engage with each other, keeping sessions short. That means it’s easy to jump in and out of battles, which is perfect for mobile players. Exploring the map and gathering resources is actually fun, as is trying out different strategies to see what works best for you — whether that’s hiding on the outskirts of the map and avoiding conflict until the very end or running into action, guns blazing. And, should you die, you can either automatically shadow the person who killed you or jump out to the lobby and immediately join another game.
Inventory management is slightly confusing, but it’s easy to grasp after a few sessions. And Epic Games wisely didn’t include voice chat or text chat among players, meaning parents don’t have to worry about their kids being exposed to inappropriate language or other content. But the highlight of the game, for many, is the ability for mobile players to compete with those on consoles and PCs. It’s a fun addition, though it has flaws, since players on those platforms have a speed advantage that make them much more likely to win a battle. Fortnite is a game of speed — and the fact is that mobile devices, even the most recent, can’t compete with dedicated gaming machines. Bottom line: If winning affects your enjoyment of the game, it’s best to stick to other systems, but if you’re in it for fun and to improve your skills, the mobile version is a terrific alternative.