Fortnite is the biggest game on the planet right now and the Android version is set to hit this summer. However, Epic plans to self-release the game and not provide an option on Google Play.

Speaking to The Verge, CEO of Epic Games Time Sweeney spoke about the summer release for the Android version of the game.

“Epic wants to have a direct relationship with our customers on all platforms where that’s possible,” Sweeney told The Verge over email. “The great thing about the Internet and the digital revolution is that this is possible, now that physical storefronts and middlemen distributors are no longer required.”

This would allow Epic to maximize profits as Google takes 30% from games distributed through their store. Considering the game is already massively popular it’s unlikely Epic will miss out on much for not putting it on Google Play.

Fortnite is available on early access for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, Mac, and iOS, and will be coming to Android sometime this summer.

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