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Fortnite Battle Royale available to download for free on iPhone and iPad

You can now play Fortnite Battle Royale on your mobile − if you’re an iPhone user, at least.

Epic Games has announced that the hugely popular multiplayer is now available on the iPhone SE, iPhone 6S, iPhone 7, iPhone 8 and iPhone X, and iPad Mini 4, iPad Air 2, iPad 2017 and iPad Pro, as long as they’re running iOS 11. No invite necessary.

You can download Fortnite for free here.

If you own an iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad Mini 2, iPad Mini 3 or iPod Touch, we’re afraid you’re out of luck.

We’ve been expecting this announcement for several weeks, but Epic is making us wait for Fortnite’s Android launch.

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“If you are on an Android device, please [go to the Fortnite website and] click ‘Get Started’ to sign up. We’ll notify you when your Android device is supported,” it said.

The company says we should expect Android availability to arrive within the next few months.

“Fortnite is the same 100-player game you know from PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Mac. Same gameplay, same map, same content, same weekly updates,” Epic Games wrote in a recent blog post.

“In partnership with our friends at Sony, Fortnite Battle Royale will support Cross Play and Cross Progression between PlayStation 4, PC, Mac, iOS and eventually Android. This means players across devices can squad up with friends and play together.

“We believe this is the future of games. The same game on all platforms. Console quality graphics and action. Play when you want, where you want.”

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