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How to play Fortnite on iOS for free


Mobile gamers rejoice. This easy workaround will have you playing Fortnite on iOS in no time.

Fortnite fans the world over were left devastated when legal disputes between Apple and Epic Games led to Fortnite's removal from the App Store. But now, the actions of another tech giant, Microsoft, mean you can play the game on your iPhone or iPad right now.

All you'll need to do is head over to's Xbox Cloud Gaming beta, sign in or create a free Microsoft account and begin to play through your browser. Though Xbox Cloud Gaming is generally billed as an accompaniment to Xbox Game Pass, you don't need an active Game Pass subscription to play Fortnite as it is a free-to-play game.

You can play Fortnite on iOS either with touch controls or with a Bluetooth Xbox controller.

Best deals on Fortnite merch

If you or your kids can't wait to dive back into Fortnite, here are some great prices on merch to show love for the game.

<em>Fortnite</em> colouring book
Fortnite colouring book

This Fortnite colouring book has plenty of detailed illustrations to keep the whole family entertained.

Buy now for $11.25

<em>Fortnite</em> Boogie Bomb
Fortnite Boogie Bomb

Grab this faithful recreation of one of Fortnite's most iconic weapons.

Buy now for $34.76

Funko Pop <em>Fortnite</em> Skull Trooper
Funko Pop Fortnite Skull Trooper

Your child will love displaying this iconic vinyl Funko collectible.

Buy now for $39.20

<em>Fortnite</em> grey camo beanie
Fortnite grey camo beanie

As the cooler weather begins to roll in, keep your little one warm with this snug beanie.

Buy now for $53.32

Skye and Ollie Glider figurines
Skye and Ollie Glider figurines

These beloved Fortnite character minifigures will soon become playtime favourites.

Buy now for $56.20

<em>Fortnite</em> backpack
Fortnite backpack

Choose from a number of designs that will have all your child's school friends jealous.

Buy now for $62.78

<em>Fortnite</em> AR-L Scar Nerf gun
Fortnite AR-L Scar Nerf gun

Even the most dedicated Nerf fan will find this faithful Fortnite recreation quickly rising to the top of favourite toys.

Buy now for $75

About Fortnite Chapter 3: Season 2

Fortnite update
If you've been taking a break from Fortnite following its App Store removal, here's a refresher on the latest updates to the mega-hit battle royale.

Chapter 3: Season 2 focuses on a conflict between the Imagined Order, now joined by the characters of Dr Strange and Prowler, and The Seven. The latest season vastly expanded the parkour gameplay. An Overshield has been added to the game as well.

New weapons such as a homing rocket launcher are now fixtures of the game. Tanks, quad bikes and helicopters are some prominently featured vehicles.

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