‘Fortnite’ on Android: We’ve got some good news and some bad news


The long, tortuous wait is almost over: Fortnite is finally coming to Android … but there’s a catch. 

It’s not coming to all Android phones, at least not at first. That’s what 9to5Google and XDA developers claim, both citing anonymous sources. 

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Instead, it will be a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 exclusive for 30 days. That means if you want to play Fortnite against your iOS, Mac, PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Switch friends right away, you’re going to have to spring for a Note 9. 

And if that’s not incentive enough, people who pre-order the phone will reportedly get $100 to $150 worth of V-Bucks, Fortnite’s virtual currency that players buy with real money.  Read more…

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