We know that you have been waiting for it for weeks, that you get mad that each time a Fake Fortnite app for Android and that you look with a bad face at iOS users who enjoy this popular title. But do not worry, because we tell you an idea so you can play Fortnite on Android . We warn you that you need to use Steam Link and that the process is something more complicated than installing the game from Google Play, but who wants something costs something, does not it?
Before starting, you must know that you will need a Bluetooth remote , a PC or Mac running Fortnite and an Android device that is connected to the same Wifi network than the computer, and if possible, have a good bandwidth. We start
So you can play Fortnite from your Android smartphone
In order to enjoy the popular Epic Games title on your smartphone screen you must follow these simple steps:
1. Install Fortnite on your computer
It may seem the most obvious in the world but if you still do not have the game installed, use the Epic Games Launcher to do it, if you already have the game installed, you will see a green box that already puts ” To play”, which means that we can now move on to point two. If not, you just have to give it to install and follow the instructions.
2. Check that your account is registered
This step may seem silly, but it is not at all. The first thing we should do is run the game to make sure that our account has been saved in the game. It is important to do it at that moment because Steam Link does not have keyboard support yet, so if we do not log in now, then we will not be able to do so.
3. Add Fortnite to Steam
The next step is to open Steam, (we must logically log in) and add Fortnite if we have not already done so. To do this, we will click on the bottom left of the screen where we will add “add a game” and then we will choose the option “Add a game that is not Steam”.
Then we will open the Windows Explorer (or our Mac) and we will have to find the game executable with the option of “to explore” located in the lower part of the window.
By default, the game will be installed on the route C: Program Files Epic GamesFortnite FortniteGame Binaries Win64 , but you may not have installed it in the system unit, so you will have to search for that route on the corresponding hard drive or SSD.
4. Run Steam Link on your smartphone
If you have not installed Steam Link for Android on your smartphone you are already late, and if you have already done so, open it and check that your mobile and your computer are connected to the same network (beware of dual band routers).
Once the above is verified, we will follow the instructions s of the program to add a controller (command). Done the previous thing, we will see a screen with a computer in her, if it has not worked, we will have to look for the IP address of our computer and add it by hand)
5. Play Fortnite on Android: Synchronize both devices
Once our computer has detected our Android smartphone, our phone will show us a pin code that we must enter in the STEAM application of our computer.
The program will be responsible for checking that the speed of the network is good enough to keep streaming without problems. If we meet the requirements, we just have to click where it says “To play” and the streaming will begin.
6. Search the game on your Steam
Now we just have to go to our library of Steam games and select Fortnite, after which the game will start running via streaming.
Depending on the power of our computer, it may take a little more or less to appear the loading screen on our smartphone. If everything went well, we should be able to play Fortnite on Android with a Bluetooth command.
You may be thinking that this is a somewhat Solomonic solution and you may not be right, but think that at least you can play Fortnite on Android anywhere in your house while you have Wifi coverage, which will allow you to separate from the PC for a while while leaving the computer free for another person to use. Is something something?