Fortnite's Android Release Will Skip Google Play

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According to the developer, this decision was made in part to bypass the 30% "store tax" that would normally be applied to purchases made on Google Play.

Fortnite, the year's hottest video game, is finally making its way to Android devices.

Epic had previously confirmed that Fortnite Battle Royale for Android would not be launched on the Google Play Store, and would instead be made available via other means.

If you're running Android 9 Pie on a compatible phone, you can download Digital Wellbeing now from the Google Play Store.

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Because Fortnite for Android will be hosted by Epic Games and not Google Play, Android users will need to disable default security settings that will allow them to download and install third-party applications.

When Samsung launched the Galaxy Note9 a few days ago, it announced a partnership with Epic Games. You can toggle these apps on to permanently stay in your app drawer or just add a simple home screen shortcut.

The message doesn't actually tell users where they can "safely" download the game, nor the status of the game as a beta, and as an exclusive for Samsung devices for the time being. It can continue to come in the form of a fake version of Fortnite, much like the way malware was attacking those looking for Fortnite for Android well before it was released.

Unlike on iOS where Apple completely controls where you get your apps i.e the App Store, on Android devices users can choose to get their apps from anywhere they want. Following Fortnite's success on Android other game developers will also follow suit.

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