Fortnite Mobile for Android: Here's Everything You Can Expect at Launch

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Fortnite Mobile for Android: Here's Everything You Can Expect at Launch
Highlights
  • Fortnite Mobile for Android may be version 5.2
  • It's the same version expected for other platforms later this week
  • It will possibly be a timed exclusive to the Note 9 and Tab S4

Fortnite Mobile for Android could be exclusive to the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 in addition to the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 according to recent reports. What's more is, the Fortnite Android APK is already on the version 5.2 patch, which is expected to go live on PS4, Xbox One, PC, iOS, and Nintendo Switch later this week. Serial Fortnite Android leaker XDA claims to have access to the Fortnite Android APK and has been able to data-mine what we can expect from the coming patch that will hit Fortnite Mobile for Android as well.

Fortnite Mobile for Android skins, emotes, weapons list

According to XDA, these details were viewable using the Unreal Engine Viewer to unpack Fortnite Android's .pak files from the game made in the Unreal Engine. All items listed are new versus the last update, though Epic may add or remove items at will. 

Skins:

  • Celestial (Male)
  • DurrburgerHero (Male) (Burger Boss Victory well done.)
  • Exercise (Female) (Aerobic Assassin Flex your victory muscles.)
  • Exercise (Male) (Mullet Marauder Totally radical.)
  • FuzzyBearPanda (Female) (2000 V-Bucks) (P.A.N.D.A Team Leader Victory now. Nap later.)
  • StreetRacerWhite (Female) (Whiteout Break away from the pack.)
  • StreetRacerWhite (Male) (Overtaker Take over the competition.)
  • SushiChef (Male) (1200 V-Bucks) (Sushi Master Roll out!)

Emotes:

  • Aerobics (500 V-Bucks) (Work it Out Break a sweat.)
  • Chug (Go! You can do it!)
  • Llama Bell
  • Hot Stuff (Hot Stuff Tss!)
  • Pump (500 V-Bucks)

Gliders:

  • DurrburgerHero
  • Exercise
  • StreetRacerBike
  • StreetRacerWhite
  • SushiChef

Pickaxes:

  • SushiChef  (800 V-Bucks)
  • Exercise
  • StreetRacerCobra (800 V-Bucks)
  • DurrburgerHero
  • Wukong

Back Bling:

  • 80’s Exercise (Female)
  • 80’s Exercise (Male)
  • StreetRacerWhite (Female)
  • StreetRacerWhite (Male)
  • SushiChef (Male)
  • DurrBurgerHero (Male)
  • FuzzyBearPanda (Female)

Weapons:

  • Break-barrel Shotgun
  • Heavy Sniper (Heavy Sniper Slower reload time, first shot pieces wall)
  • Rail Sniper (Rail gun)

Gamemodes:

  • 5×20 (20x20x20x20x20)
  • Bling
  • Blitz
  • Comp Blitz
  • Deimos
  • Final
  • Gameplay Mutators
  • Ground
  • Fly Explosives
  • Impact
  • Practice
  • Score
  • Shotguns
  • Sky Supply (Sky Supply Drops rain from above!)
  • Snipers
  • Solid Gold
  • Steady Storm
  • Taxes (Tactical Showdown This mode encourages tactical combat and building by putting a cap on the amount of resources and ammunition players can carry. Player structures also star with less health than normal.)
  • “WW” (Wild West We don’t have none of that new fancy tech here!)

Items:

  • Durrrables Burger (Healing item)
  • Durrrables Drink (Shield Item)
  • Durrrables Fries (Movement Speed Boost)
  • Bottle Rocket (Fireworks Bright, loud, and fun! Warning: do not light indoors.)
  • Grapple
  • ZipLine
  • “Shockwave” Grenade

Traps:

  • Cage Trap (Lockup Trap)

Foraged Items (like shield shrooms and apples):

  • “Hurt N’ Heal” (Prickly Pear)
  • “Movement Speed”

Misc:

  • Season 5 Treasure Map 03

Vehicle effects:

  • TireGlowRed on golf carts for StreetRacer

As and when Fortnite Mobile for Android is made playable for other Android devices, this is what you can expect. As per evidence through analysing the API Epic uses to decide what Fortnite promotions and services an Epic account is entitled to and the output of said API, it appears that you'll need a rather recent Android device if you plan to play the mobile version of Fortnite on Google's OS. The output was updated on August 2 as per a report from XDA.

 

Fortnite Android minimum requirements

Here are the minimum requirements needed to run Fortnite Mobile on Android.

  • OS: 64-bit Android 5.0 Lollipop or higher
  • RAM: 3GB or higher
  • GPU: Adreno 530 or higher, Mali-G71 MP20, Mali-G72 MP12 or higher

If this is correct, it would mean that like other Unreal Engine games, it's more GPU than CPU limited. Most devices with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 and Samsung Exynos 8895 or higher should be able to play Fortnite Mobile.


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