Fortnite is out now on Android exclusively on Samsung

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On top of that, only owners of certain Samsung smartphones were able to play the game at launch. In fact, savvy Androiders have already found a workaround. There's only one title (Battle Breakers), and it's not available yet.

Fortnite is the biggest mobile game release since Pokemon GO, but unlike Pokemon GO, you can't download it from the Google Play Store.

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Assuming you've got a compatible phone that's running Digital Wellbeing, feel free to download the app now so you don't have to keep jumping into your settings just to see your phone usage. You can toggle these apps on to permanently stay in your app drawer or just add a simple home screen shortcut. However, for Android users, that won't be an option. Subsequently, once this wave starts to subside, the company will then bring Fortnite on Play Store.

Fortnite has generated over $180 million in just a few months when it was made available in late March. Epic has to share 30 percent of those purchases made on iOS devices with Apple due to the terms of the App Store.

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Unlike on iOS where Apple completely controls where you get your apps i.e the App Store, on Android devices users can choose to get their apps from anywhere they want.

Malware could infect Android users looking to play Fortnite in a myriad of ways. Malware can also come bundled with the actual official Android version of the game downloaded from an unofficial third-party.

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Epic Games' Fortnite will definitely not go through the usual distribution channels, as the developer announced that downloading the game via Google Play Store will not be possible. Following Fortnite's success on Android other game developers will also follow suit.

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