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Fornite Battle Royale Coming to iOS with Cross-Platform Support

Looking to play Fortnite Battle Royale on the go? You'll be able to very soon.


With 100 players able to jump into a game, one couldn't imagine Fortnite Battle Royale getting much bigger. But Epic Games had a surprise for everyone on Thursday. Not only is Fortnite Battle Royale set to release on mobile devices, but it's also going to get full cross-platform support with PlayStation 4, PC, and Mac.

"On phones and tablets, Fortnite is the same 100-player game you know from PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Mac," reads the Epic Games website. "Same gameplay, same map, same content, same weekly updates. Starting Monday, you can sign-up for the Invite Event on iOS. Support for Android will be coming in the next few months."

With the mobile version of Fortnite Battle Royale, players will be able to play with anyone from any of the aforementioned platforms. They'll also be able to jump from one version to the other and carry over their progress. Fortnite Battle Royale will be supported on any iPhone 6S/SE, iPad Mini 4, iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad 2017 or better device. Those users will need to upgrade to iOS 11.

Sign-ups are set to begin on the Fortnite website this Monday, March 12.

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