This Fortnite Heavy Sniper Rifle Looks Scary

Helen Aguilar
August 16, 2018

As a result, in a first, Google is warning users on the Play Store that the app is "not available" for download.

Epic Games made the unprecedented move of bypassing the Google Play Store and instead asking players to download the game via its website, allowing the company to avoid paying Google a 30% cut of revenue.

However, the message could lead to some pressure on Epic Games, too. You can't play the game until you get that invite code from Epic Games and there is no guarantee you will get a code. Once registered, Epic Games will send you an email with a link to confirm that you are on the waiting list.

While it appears to be live for Android, the process of actually getting the game is, well, slightly more complicated.You'll need to sign up for a beta of the game. "You should look carefully at the source of software you're installing, and only install software from sources you trust". Being unofficial, you do download at your own risk.

The Heavy Sniper Rifle has officially been confirmed as the new gun for Fortnite Battle Royale, as Epic Games has updated the in-game news tab for its battle royale title.

Fortnite Android Game (Battle Royale) is freely available to play across all Cross Platforms.

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The Fortnite beta is now rolling out in waves, so your friends may get access before you do. These apps could take advantage of Fortnite's absence from the Play Store and try and scam users.

As previously reported, Fortnite: Battle Royale on Android devices will be ditching the Google Play Store when it launches, but plenty of players players must have missed that memo. First, you'll need to check Epic's list of compatible devices.

Save the world is the original form of the game and is now not available to play as part of the free-to-download game, instead it comes as part of a £30 ($40) extra.

At this point, whether you're a gamer or not, there's a good chance that you've at least heard about Fortnite. And when you think it's downloaded, you can open it to find out that there's an additional 1.04GB download.

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