Fortnite is now available on Google Play Store and Apple App Store for free, thanks to Microsoft. A partnership between Microsoft and Epic Games as announced on Thursday has made it possible for users to play Fortnite for free on Android, iOS, and Windows devices.
After 2 years of Fornite no longer on Appstore and Playstore due to misunderstandings between the company and Google’s in-app payment guidelines, Xbox Cloud Gaming users will be able to play the game not only on their devices through the Microsoft app, but also be able to stream Fornite on internet browsers, irrespective of the hardware specifications.
Microsoft released a blog post statement, saying ‘It’s an important step to add a free-to-play title to the cloud gaming catalogue as we continue our cloud journey’. Fornite is now the first free-to-play title to join the Xbox Cloud Gaming service.
Microsoft Xbox Cloud Gaming service is available in 6 markets, including the US. Some countries are not supported such as Nigeria, but they still have lots of users since lanch in 2020, over 10 million people around the supported countries.
Since launching in 2020, more than 10 million people around the world have streamed games through Xbox Cloud Gaming. The service is available in 26 markets, including the US. Xbox Cloud Gaming is not available in India.
Xbox Cloud Gaming: Play Fornite on iPhone and Android for Free (Guide)
It is very easy to Play Fornite on your Android or iPhone device for free using Microsoft Xbox Cloud Gaming service, here is what you should do:
- First of all, make sure you create a Microsoft Account from here.
- Next, keep in mind the minimum requirememts are:
– An iOS, iPadOS, Android phone or tablet, or Windows PC with internet access.
- Finally, open Xbox.com/play on your web browser and sign-in with your newly created Microsoft Account.
- Fornite is featured for now, so simply tap on the ‘Play For Free’ button, and enjoy Fornite for free!