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(Pocket-lint) - The mobile version of Fortnite now supports game controllers, thanks to a feature update from Epic, which it teased support for last year.

Bluetooth controller support is available on both the iOS and Android versions of the game. On iOS, Epic said all MFi-compatible controllers will work. However, on Android, “most” Bluetooth controllers are compatible, including ones from SteelSeries, Razer, Microsoft, and Gamevice. In step with this news, some companies have announced new gamepads that support the battle royale title.

Rotor Riot, for instance, has the Rotor Riot wired controller, which it claimed is the first to be approved by Apple for iOS devices. It supports L3/R3 fire buttons on the joysticks and is pitched as a full-featured gaming and drone controller. It costs $49.99. Rotor Riot also offers a USB-C version for Android with a USB-C port, for the same price of $49.99. They're available at Best Buy and Amazon.

This new update brings further improvements to Fortnite, including a snowman-looking "chiller" grenade. Not only that, but the Android version of Fortnite now supports 60Hz on the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, the Huawei Honor View 20, and the Huawei Mate 20 X. Other new features include various vaulted guns and a new tournament that’s all about building. 

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Writing by Maggie Tillman. Originally published on 30 January 2019.