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$50 Million Is How Much Google Is Missing Out On With Fortnite Skipping Google Play

2 days ago   |   By GameSpot

The immensely popular battle royale game Fortnite is finally out on Android, but its release on the platform is anything from traditional. Developer Epic Games decided to bypass the official Google Play store and instead offer the game exclusively through its website. According to a report from SensorTower , Google is missing out on $50 million or more in fees as a result of this decision. Fortnite for iOS launched back in March and has made more than $180 million so far, according to the data company. Apple gets 30 percent of in-app purchases, which means the company has made around $54...
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You can now sign up to play Fortnite for Android on non-Samsung devices

You can now sign up to play Fortnite for Android on non-Samsung devices

2 days ago   |   By TechRadar

If you've been patiently waiting to have a go at Fortnite on Android on your mobile phone, then get yourself to the Epic Games website , where you can sign up for the beta - though you might still have to wait a while for the invite to filter through. Having originally been restricted to Samsung phones, including the newly unveiled Galaxy Note 9 , the game can now be played on a host of other Android devices, including phones from Google, LG, Razer, Essential, Nokia, OnePlus and several others. Check the sign up page to see if your device is included. How long you'll have to hang on for...
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