Fortnite for Android to release in Q3 2018; new update to iOS brings Voice Chat, improved gameplay and more


Epic Games today has announced that the Android version of the Fortnite game will be releasing this August, and it has also rolled out a bunch of new update to the mobile version of the game that is available on iOS platform. The update brings Customisable Hud, Voice Chat, improved gameplay, and controls, and more.

Earlier this week Epic Games; makers of Fortnite added the customizable HUD and Customizable HUD Blueprint. Since communication is a key for squadding up, the company is working on bringing voice chat to mobile, and you’ll be able to chat with your teammates regardless of platform. There will be a button present on the screen that will allow you to mute yourself, other players, or open up all communications with a simple tap.

It is also working on gameplay and control improvements like Autorun and adding better ways to fire. Once these updates are rolled out, there will be options in the settings for you to try them out. Epic Games is also working on reducing the size, and in the next few updates, it will compress the size while maintaining performance. The company is also working on smaller patch size and ability to download the content in the background. It is also working on improving the stability of the gameplay, and over the next few updates, it will be fixing bugs and crashes.

As for Android release, the company said:

We are targeting this summer for the release. We know many of you are excited for this release, and we promise that when we have more information to share, you’ll hear it from us first.