[ Update: One tweet from Epic Games Senior PR representative today says they do not Planner brings Fortnite to Apple TV. "References to tvOS in Fortnite files are the result of General Unreal Engine support for the Apple TV platform."]
At this point, there are not many platforms that the battle of royal phenomena has not landed. Fortnite is available on PC / Mac, the major consoles, iOS and now Android this month. A device that does not support it is Apple TV, but it may soon change.
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As detected by @StormLeaks tvOS was found in Fortnite's code, along with references to the other platforms on which it is available. While Fornite on iOS has been a huge success and generates $ 100 million in revenue in just three months, most players prefer to fight on a big screen with a dedicated controller, or keyboard and mouse.
Apple TV support along with a console style controller like SteelSeries Nimbus can turn out to be a popular way to lure even more people to try out the hit game or move players who started on iOS to switch to set-top box.
In particular, Samsung announced a short exclusive Fortnite launch for its smartphones under Note 9 release before the wide Android release. Perhaps Apple and Epic Games could have an Apple TV / Fortnite announcement scheduled for next month's iPhone event?
While $ 100M revenue on iOS is impressive, last month we heard that game purchases in the app generated over $ 1 billion on all platforms. Developer continues Epic Games to expand the franchise with a collaboration with Funko to create Fortnite collectibles. The collection is expected to include game characters like Funko Pops popular big head shapes, key ring accessories and more.
What about you, whether you play for the moment or not, will you give you a trip to Fortnite on Apple TV?  #fortnite Fortnite comes to Apple TV. tvOS An Apple TV operating system has been found in the files. pic.twitter.com/QBBojQI0SX
– Storm – Fortnite Leaks (@StormLeaks) August 21, 2018
Before This Spins Up:
Epic Is Not Planning To Bring Fortnite To Apple TV. References to tvOS in the Fortnite files are the result of general Unreal Engine support for the Apple TV platform. https://t.co/uZJlK2I8Fr
– Nick Chester (@nickchester) August 21, 2018
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