Fortnite is already available on Windows PC, Mac and iOs devices Image: Flickr
Android users will soon get a taste of the massively popular online Battle Royale game Fortnite, with developers Epic Games promising to bring the game to the Android platform this summer. Fortnite is already available on Windows PC, Mac and iOs devices.
Epic Games, in a blog post titled 'The State of Mobile', announced the imminent release. "We are targeting this summer for the release. We know many of you are excited about this release, and we promise that when we have more information to share, you’ll hear it from us first," read the post.
The devs also listed down some of the features they are trying to incorporate to all versions of the game in the near future, including voice chat, customizable HUD and smaller install sizes.
We are targeting this summer for the release Epic Games, Fortnite developers
Since its release in July 2017, Fortnite has steadily grown to become one of the most played online games in the world. Recently, rap musician Drake joined famous Twitch-streamer Ninja in a game of Fortnite and it attracted 628,000 concurrent viewers which are an all-time record. In February 2018, Fortnite servers crashed when 3.4 million players joined in at the same time. Even Marvel partnered with the game to bring Thanos from Avengers: Infinity War to the game as a special limited time event.
The Battle Royale genre is already making waves in the gaming community with PlayerUnknown's Battleground (PUBG) and Fortnite leading the charge. PUBG recently rolled out mobile version of the game recently and has garnered 10 million daily active mobile users since its inception in March this year. It was only a matter of time before Fortnite targeted Android, which boasts a lion's share of the mobile gaming market. According to Forbes, Fortnite earns around $1 million in revenue per day.