Security Flaw Discovered In Fortnite's Android Installer

Security Flaw Discovered In Fortnite's Android Installer

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Epic’s decision to launch Fortnite for Android outside of Google Play was an interesting one. It was obvious that the company was trying to avoid paying Google a cut of in-app purchases that were made within the game, but this raised some eyebrows as there were some who questioned the decision, namely due to security reasons.

Samsung Users Will Get Advanced Access To Fortnite's Android Beta

Samsung Users Will Get Advanced Access To Fortnite's Android Beta

We have been hearing rumors for a while that Epic’s Fortnite for Android could be launched as a temporary exclusive for Samsung devices. It turns out that is partially correct because in an announcement by Samsung, it seems that Galaxy users can now get their hands on the beta version of the game ahead of everyone else.

According to Samsung, this is applicable to those who own either the Galaxy Note9, Galaxy S9/+, Galaxy Note8, Galaxy S8/+, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy Tab S4, or the Galaxy Tab S3. The beta will be available starting today, the 9th of August, and the app can be found via the Samsung Game Launcher.

Microsoft Hints That Sony Is Holding Back Fortnite's Cross-platform Play

Microsoft Hints That Sony Is Holding Back Fortnite's Cross-Platform Play

Many gamers were probably thrilled when they learnt that Fortnite Battle Royale would be coming to mobile devices and that the game would feature cross-platform support. However as you might have heard, cross-platform won't work between Xbox One and PS4 gamers, so the question is, why?

It turns out that it might be Sony's fault and that they are holding back on enabling it. This is according to a statement issued to Kotaku where a Microsoft rep was quoted as saying, "Microsoft has long been a leading voice in encouraging the adoption of cross-platform play and the potential of connecting players across PC, mobile and all consoles."