Yesterday gamers were able to sign up for Fortnite Battle Royale on iOS exciting thousands of fans who just can’t get enough of it.
However, scammers have been targeting these gamers looking to play Fortnite on their iPhones taking advantage of its huge popularity.
According to The Sun, scammers are tricking players into handing over cash for fake iPhone download codes despite the fact the game is being released on mobile for free.
From March 12, players could sign up online to receive an invitation code that will let them play the new mobile version of the game.
However, there was much confusion surrounding the launch leaving gamers vulnerable to scammers.
Epic Games, the company behind Fortnite, have confirmed that codes will not be issued until later this week warning people to beware of scammers.
One apparent scammer known as ‘Haziario’ is using a photoshopped photo of an iPhone screen that has been made to look like the Fortnite app is already installed:
I can’t believe I got a Fortnite Mobile iOS invite!
I’m going to giveaway TWO friend codes to anyone that…
… – Retweets this Tweet
– Follows Me
– PayPal’s ([email protected]) $3
First come, first serve⭐️