Google Makes Embarrassing Error Following Fortnite Android Release

11 August, 2018, 18:40 | Author: Elena Summers
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Despite Epic having clarified its release plans for the game several times, some fans may still expect Fortnite Android to be available on Google Play. But the same message does not appear on the web version of Google Play as yet.

The message that pops up says that "Fortnite Battle Royal by Epic Games, Inc is not available on Google Play".

Fortnite is a mega-popular, fight-the-demons, post-apocalyptic video game, and it's about to come out on Android. Additionally, to download files outside of Play Store requires users to tinker around with security permissions.

Malicious developers have already been targeting Android users looking to download Fortnite.

Yesterday, Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 9, choosing to focus on a wide variety of features for an upgrade instead of the device's overall external design. Up until now, non-Samsung owners couldn't even download the game, let alone play it.

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Fortnite for Android beta is now available, but not on the Play Store. However, the millions of kids who just want to play the latest and greatest game probably aren't aware of that.

Epic Games confirmed that it would be coming to Android "this summer", but then it all went a bit quiet, leaving Android users scrambling for any info they could on when they might get their hands on it.

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. Check out our guide below to see how to install Fortnite for Android.

If more developers follow Epic's path, then the road to unauthorized and potentially harmful downloads on Android devices will only widen.

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