As of May 2022, you can now play Fortnite on Xbox Cloud Gaming for free on iOS and Android devices. Apple removed Fortnite from the App Store after a dispute over the percentage of sales Apple gets from in-game purchases. The game is also not available in the Google Play Store. However, you can play Fortnite on your iPhone or iPad with your iOS and Android devices, thanks to the game being included via streaming in Xbox Cloud Gaming.

How to Play Fortnite on iOS with Xbox Cloud Gaming
If you’re new to Xbox Cloud Gaming (formerly xCloud) on your iPhone or iPad, the process might seem a little complicated at first. But once you’ve set up Xbox Cloud Gaming on your iOS device, you’ll find gaming a breeze.
Before we get started, you should know that you don’t need an Xbox Game Pass subscription to play Fortnite on Xbox Cloud Gaming, but you’ll need a Safari web browser to save Xbox Cloud Gaming to your home screen device on iOS.
Follow the steps below to play Fortnite on Xbox Cloud Gaming, and you’ll be able to use touch or a compatible controller such as an Xbox Series X/S or PS5.

Step 1: Connect your account
You’ll need to connect your Epic Games account to your Microsoft account to play Fortnite on Xbox Cloud Gaming. Go to epicgames.com/id/login, sign in with your account, and select Sign in with Xbox Live. Enter the details of the Microsoft account associated with your Fortnite Gamertag.

Step 2: Visit the Xbox Cloud Gaming website
When your Microsoft account and Epic Games account is connected, open the Safari web browser on your mobile device and visit xbox.com/play. Now you have to click on the blank profile picture in the upper right corner of the screen and sign in with your Microsoft account.

Step 3: Add Xbox cloud gaming to your home screen
When using the Safari web browser, tap the blue share button, which looks like an arrow pointing up inside a square, and scroll down to “Add to Home Screen.” Name the app and click Add in the upper right corner. You’ll now link directly to Xbox Cloud Gaming from your home screen, and you can move it anywhere you want, such as putting it in a folder.

Step 4: Play Fortnite
You have to open the link you have saved on the home screen. If Fortnite isn’t on the home screen after opening the link, tap the magnifying glass and search for Fortnite. Finally, press Play to launch the game and play Fortnite on Xbox Cloud Gaming via cloud streaming. All you have to do is repeat step 4 to play Fortnite on your iPhone or iPad.

How to Play Fortnite on Android with Xbox Cloud Gaming

With Xbox Cloud Gaming, you can play Fortnite for free from any Android mobile device or tablet. While you can download Fortnite on the Epic Games Store through the Samsung Galaxy Store, the game cannot be downloaded from the Google Play Store. You also don’t need an Xbox Game Pass subscription to play Fortnite on Xbox Cloud Gaming, but we recommend using the Google Chrome browser below.
Follow the steps below to play Fortnite on Xbox Cloud Gaming, and you’ll be able to use touch or a compatible controller such as an Xbox Series X/S or PS5.

Step 1: Connect your account
You’ll need to connect your Epic Games account to your Microsoft account to play Fortnite on Xbox Cloud Gaming. Go to epicgames.com/id/login, sign in with your account, and select Sign in with Xbox Live. Enter the details of the Microsoft account associated with your Fortnite Gamertag.

Step 2: Visit the Xbox Cloud Gaming website
When your Microsoft account and Epic Games account is connected, open the Google Chrome web browser on your mobile device and visit xbox.com/play. Now you have to click on the blank profile picture in the upper right corner of the screen and sign in with your Microsoft account.

Step 3: Add Xbox cloud gaming to your home screen
This step is optional for Android players on Xbox Cloud Gaming, but it will allow you to launch Fortnite faster.
If you’re using Google Chrome, click the three dots in the upper right corner, select “Add to Home Screen,” give the link a name, and click “Add” in the middlebox. A link to Xbox Cloud Gaming will appear on your home screen, and you can move it freely like any other app.

Step 4: Play Fortnite
Open the link on the home screen or press xbox.com/play again. If Fortnite isn’t on the home screen after opening the link, tap the magnifying glass and search for Fortnite. Finally, press Play to launch the game and play Fortnite on Xbox Cloud Gaming via cloud streaming. You need to repeat step 4 to play Fortnite on your Android device.