That's well and good since the Galaxy Note 9 is likely to grab all of Samsung's attention in the coming weeks. Fortnite's exclusivity to Samsung devices could be worth a lot of money for the Korean company, which would give Epic some leverage in getting a bigger cut of the revenue.
It's not yet clear exactly how long that will last. With a standard S Pen check, it could also mean that the game would be playable on older Note devices such as the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 eventually.More news: West Hollywood City Council votes to remove Trump’s Walk of Fame star
Now, a leaked APK file indicates that there might be even more to the story, as discovered by XDA-developers.
The game will go as far as checking whether the device is compatible with Samsung's S Pen, though it's unknown if that's merely a method to block out non-Samsung devices or if the title will actually make use of its features. If the answer is affirmative, then you're probably now anxious to find out what promos Samsung is readying for the Galaxy Note 9 pre-orders. Some of the checks include ones for the mobile GPU, device manufacturer, device model, and so forth.More news: Australia announces extra US$140 million aid package for drought-hit farmers
In the video, it shows that the new Note 9 will feature a golden/yellow S Pen, which will accompany the blue version of the phone. "This suggests that, at least for supported Samsung devices, the app will be available through Samsung Galaxy Apps", the site claims.
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