Google Acknowledges Epic’s ‘Fortnite’ Isn’t On The Play Store

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Fortnite Battle Royal by Epic Games, Inc is not available on Google Play.

The userbase of Android is much higher than iOS so even if the Google Play Store doesn't charge fees as high as Apple, its still a huge loss for the company, at least $50 million as suggested by data analysts.

Thing is, the company that created it, Epic Games, just announced that it won't be publishing it via Google Play, the market where most users - in the Western hemisphere, anyway - get most of their apps.

An APK for Fortnite on Android has been leaked, allowing some players to play the game on their Android devices before it has officially released.

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It's possible Epic Games will eventually decide to add Fortnite to the Play Store.

This long waiting time has perhaps lead to some impatience, and thus users are using an APK to download Android Fortnite before it's release.

Note that you will need to wait about 24 hours after doing so for the app to actually work: When it does, you will see a Digital Wellbeing entry appear in Settings.

This information came from Reddit users (via 9to5google), where quite a few comments posted that when someone searches for "Fortnite" or "Fortnite Battle Royale", or a few other derivatives, Google Play prompts with a message instead of showing results.

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Fortnite for Android beta is now available, but not on the Play Store.

Samsung's exclusive rights to the Fortnite for Android beta will expire on August 13, after which the beta will open to dozens of more Android devices.

Malware could infect Android users looking to play Fortnite in a myriad of ways.

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