Fortnite, the third shooter that is already very popular in India due to cross-play, support for cross-progression between PC, PS4, Android and iOS, is now available for download at Xbox One in India. The new change comes months after Epic Games formally confirmed the delay in launching Fortnite Xbox One on the Indian market. While Fortnite is now available for free download in the country directly through the Microsoft Store, it requires an Xbox Live Gold subscription. Players can also play both Battle Royale and Creative.
To take advantage of the new developments and download Fortnite on Xbox One in India, go to the Fortnite list from the Microsoft Microsoft Store, and then press Get button. Alternatively, you can search for Fortnite in the store on your Xbox One. The game has more than 15 GB. As we mentioned, it is available for free download through requires an Xbox Live Gold subscription.
In March last year, Epic Games confirmed Gadgets 360 delay in launching Fortnite.
"Because we want to make sure that Xbox players have a good experience, we didn't deliver to Xbox in India because of data center closeness concerns.
However, things seem to be improving, and finally, Epic Games have servers that bring Fortnit to Xbox One for Indian users.
Former Gadgets 360 staffer and video game journalist Rishi Alwani first message the arrival of Fortnite version in India via tweet. It is also believed that instead of setting up dedicated servers in the country, the game could be using some servers located in Southeast Asia.
We approached Epic Games for clarity of development and we will update this story as soon as we learn about it.
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