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(Pocket-lint) - Fortnite continues to be one of the most popular online games in the world. There are said to be well over 200 million players logging in to play the game every day on a variety of different devices. The game is also being constantly improved. These updates not only include support for new phones, but also enhancements to the gameplay too. 

When Fortnite was originally released for Android it was in beta mode and allied to Samsung. The Korean giant partnered with Epic Games to offer Fortnite on the Galaxy Note 9 for 30-days exclusively.

However, the list of compatible Android devices is now much larger. Fortnite has also recently been updated to bring 60fps to several devices, both Android and iPhone. This update also includes Bluetooth controller support

These new changes should mean a smoother and more fluid gaming experience as long as you have the power to support it. 

Which devices support 60fps?

Epic Games rolled out support for 60fps on consoles back in February 2018. That list included the PS4, Xbox One, PS4 Pro and Xbox One X, all of which default to 60fps as standard. 

After extensive testing, the company also started rolling out support for 60fps play across several flagship smartphones. This initially began with Apple iPhones, that list of Apple devices now includes:

  • Apple iPhone XS
  • Apple iPhone XS Max
  • Apple iPhone XR

Similar support for the Apple iPad Pro (second generation 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch versions) was released in December 2018

On Android, a small list of flagship Android phones also supports 60fps with more coming in future. Currently supported devices include:

For the sake of battery life, these phones as well as the various Apple iPhones all default to 30fps as standard. If you have one of these smartphones and wish to play with higher frames per second, you'll need to select the option in the game's settings. 

Which Android phones can run Fortnite?

In terms of compatible devices, Epic Games has released the list below. However, the company has also said the game could work on other, non-listed handsets that have the following minimum spec or above: Android 8.0 (must be 64-bit), 3GB of RAM, and a processor that is Adreno 530, Mali-G71 MP20, Mali-G72 MP12.

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The official Fortnite for Android device list includes:

  • Asus ROG Phone
  • Asus Zenfone 4 Pro
  • Asus Zenfone 5Z
  • Asus Zenfone V
  • Essential PH-1
  • Google Pixel / Google Pixel XL
  • Google Pixel 2 / Google Pixel 2 XL
  • Honor 10
  • Honor Play
  • HTC 10
  • HTC U Ultra
  • HTC U11 / HTC U11+
  • HTC U12+
  • Huawei Mate 10 / Huawei Mate 10 Pro
  • Huawei Mate RS
  • Huawei Nova 3
  • Huawei P20 / Huawei P20 Pro
  • Huawei V10
  • LG G5
  • LG G6
  • LG G7 ThinQ
  • LG V20
  • LG V30 / LG V30+
  • Motorola Moto Z / Motorola Moto Z Droid
  • Motorola Moto Z2 Force
  • Nokia 8 / Nokia 8.1
  • Nokia X7
  • OnePlus 5 / OnePlus 5T
  • OnePlus 6
  • Razer Phone / Razer Phone 2
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 / Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 / Samsung Galaxy S8+
  • Samsung Galaxy S9 / Samsung Galaxy S9+
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S4
  • Samsung Galaxy A9
  • Sony Xperia XZ / Sony Xperia XZ Premium
  • Sony Xperia XZs
  • Sony Xperia XZ1 / Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact
  • Sony Xperia XZ2 / Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact / Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium
  • Sony Xperia XZ3
  • Xiaomi Blackshark
  • Xiaomi Mi 5 / Xiaomi Mi 5S / Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus
  • Xiaomi Mi 6 / Xiaomi Mi 6 Plus
  • Xiaomi Mi 8 / Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer / Xiaomi Mi 8SE
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 / Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S
  • Xiaomi Mi Note 2
  • ZTE Axon 7 / ZTE Axon 7s
  • ZTE Axon M
  • ZTE Nubia
  • ZTE Nubia Z11
  • ZTE Nubia Z17 / ZTE Nubia Z17s

This is the official list from Epic Games, but it is likely to be added to in time. Newly launched phones will be added, no doubt, such as the LG V40 ThinQ and Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.

Writing by Adrian Willings and Rik Henderson. Originally published on 30 July 2018.