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A 2017 battle royale game, developed by Epic Games for Windows, macOS, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and iOS. Use this tag for both the standalone game and the mode within the full Fortnite game.

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What does B.R.U.T.E. stand for in Fortnite?

This question is pretty self-explanatory. The way B.R.U.T.E. is spelled out implies it's an acronym, but so far the only answers I've found as to what it means have been joke answers; Beastly Robot ...
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Can You Store Victory Crowns in Tents?

Fortnite Chapter 3 introduced some new and unique items and mechanics the game has never seen before. Victory Crowns and tents are two of those things included from the update. With tents you are able ...
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How to play it safe in Fortnite? [closed]

I’m a beginner in Fortnite and want to play it safe. How do you decide where to land such that there are not many players around. I have won a few games this way by waiting till everyone eliminated ...
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How do I complete a sideways encounter?

In Fortnite, we’re currently in chapter 2 season 8 and I’m stuck on a mission for Torin to complete a sideways encounter: According to my research, to complete a sideways encounter I need to defeat ...
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Where can I find all of the alien artifacts in Fortnite?

In Fortnite's Battle Royal, we're currently in Chapter 2 Season 7 which is alien themed. There is an additional resource available this season called alien artifacts that are specifically meant for ...
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What constitutes "damage" in Fortnite?

I started working on a legendary challenge in Fortnite, which requires me to "deal damage": While I'm progressing rather well, I can't help but wonder what is actually counted as damage, ...
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How can I quickly gain XP in Fornite?

I only have one hour each week to play Fortnite. How can I maximize my experience gains in such short bursts of time?
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Changing colours and textures in Fortnite Creative?

How do you change the colour and texture of props, grass, particle effects and similar in Fortnite's Creative Mode? I know how to do such things in other games like Garry's Mod where there are tools ...
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Fortnite stuck before showing intro video

After updating to v17 today I'm having some problems. I can start the game, but after selecting "Battle Royale" the screen goes black with a spinner that just keep spinning. If I move the ...
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Can I play Fortnite on a phone with a Mediatek Helio G35 chipset, like the Nokia G20?

I am considering buying the Nokia G20, which has the Mediatek Helio G35 chipset. Will I be able to play Fortnite on that device?
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Why aren't the V-Bucks I bought on PlayStation showing on Fortnite? [duplicate]

I have a PS4, bought a 10$ PlayStation card, entered the code in PlayStation wallet, it showed I have a balance of 10$, then I purchased 1000 v-bucks from Fortnite application for 7.99$, I paid from ...
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How to manipulate the camera in Fortnite Creative and Battle Lab?

So, I've seen the Fortography challenge results now and then and it's left me wondering exactly how these people take these pictures since I can't find any camera tools in Creative or Battle Lab. The ...
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How do you create a skybox in Fortnite's Creative Mode without the actual sky showing through?

I've spent over an hour trying to figure this out. I know that you need to place a barrier down and set it to the nebula or star field that you want to be displayed, make it its maximum size and have ...
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To whom the kill will be assigned in Fortnite Duo, Trio team member?

Please, does anyone know how the kill assignment is computed in Fortnite in Duo/Trio? For example, if three members from the same team shoot an enemy at the same time who will get the kill? The last ...
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Where are the exotic items in Fortnite?

I just came back to Fortnite and I've noticed that the exotic items and where the locations are have changed. Where are they now?
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Who is the actor that played Drift in the Fortnite Season 5 trailer?

In the Fortnite Chapter 1 Season 5 Trailer there's a small section of the video that's live action where we see Drift in the real world before he's brought into game world by a Rift. Since it's live ...
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How do you turn on your Mic on Fortnite for Nintendo Switch?

I have only just started playing Fortnite on my Nintendo Switch which I also only just got. I know already that it is possible to talk on Fortnite - Nintendo Switch but I don't know how!! Hope someone ...
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Can I still unlock the riptide style even though it isn't chapter 2 season 1 anymore?

I have searched it up but there are millions of answers and i've tried a lot of them. I can't figure it out though.
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How can I stop dying SO FAST after running into someone decent in Fortnite? [closed]

So I like to play fortnite, and while neither me nor my hardware is too good, I still find it a fun way to connect with my friends, even though i am trash at the game playing on a 25 dollar nintendo ...
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What are good settings for Fortnite beginners? [closed]

Im just starting to play Fortnite and I want to know what settings I should use for sensitivity, building, etc. YOU DO NOT, have to give me a full essay on your Fortnite settings. Just give me good ...
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Fortnite: How to find and join a specific Creative Mode map?

In Fortnite there was a map I was playing on for a while called BHE 1v1 Build Fights that was really good for practicing. Since one can easily die quickly in a build fight, and it takes maybe 20 ...
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What is the Mongraal Special?

I've hear this term thrown around, and understand parts of it, but I'm not entirely clear on what exactly this move is, from beginning to end. I believe the finish, from an adjacent block, is: Ramp ...
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FORTNITE: Always a connection error on the first try

Whenever I play FORTNITE (Battle Royale), it fails to join a game on the first try. On the second try, it succeeds. I get to the load screen, and the progress bar doesn't move. Finally, after a ...
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Are there any ways to get Fortnite after the mobile ban?

I used to play Fortnite. However, it has recently been banned on the app store and the mobile version is less fun compared to c2s4, with the main thing being that the normal version had a major ...
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V-bucks purchased on PC not showing on Switch

I have purchased v-bucks on the PC but they are not showing on my Switch. Both the answer to this question and the FAQs it quotes suggest I should not expect it to work the other way around (that is, ...
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Better game performance in Fortnite on Windows 8.1 vs Windows 10?

I have noticed a strange issue when playing Fortnite on different Operating Systems with the same hardware. With Windows 10 installed, my CPU load is 100%, the gameplay is sluggish and suffers from ...
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How can I keep my progress on Fortnite while signed into my Xbox with a different email address?

My son (11) created himself as an adult, on Microsoft, and me (parent) as a child. So I cant set Xbox limits to limit Fortnite, because I have been created as a child. How an I change his details ...
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When do I get the gold/full gold skins in Fortnite?

I play Fortnite, and am currently at Tier 159. I have the Full Gold version of Midas and Partly Gold Brutus. Can someone tell me when I will get the Partly Gold and Fully Gold versions of the other ...
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Epic Games- Fortnite download Cancelled

What will happen if the download is canceled in between and continued the next day... Will it affect the files downloaded and cause some lagging in the game after download?
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Pink chic skin in Fortnite

Can you still unlock the pink chic skin? I ak now in Chapter 2 Season 2. Is this still an unlockable skin? Please help guys. I am going crazy
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How to change crashpad deploy from space bar to another key?

How can the crashpad deploy be changed from space? I find myself deploying by accident in the heat of battle, launching me to my death in the storm or some other way. Specifically, I would like to ...
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How to drop an item in Fortnite on Mac?

On PC it's X to drop a weapon, so that a teammate can pick it up. How do I do that on Mac?
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How to go up or down with helicopter in fortnite on Mac?

I can't find controls to elevate when flying with helicopter. I googled it without any luck. How to elevate and land on MacOs?
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DLC redeemed on child account, but not showing up in either

I got the redeem code with my PS4 when I signed in with my account 'A', but I could not access the Store because I was under age. So I created a parent account to give me access to the store. By ...
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Battle Pass Deadpool challenge not working properly

I got the battle pass and for some reason, I can't complete week 3. I broke the toilets and found the plunger and now it won't go any further. The Deadpool icon in the battle pass section is still lit ...
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What happens if I buy the Battle Pass at level 100 (using the in-game obtained V-Bucks)?

I am a Fortnite Italian player, who's been playing Fortnite for months, since summer 2019, and in this sense I'm a bit of a young player, since we are currently in the twelfth season, the 2nd of ...
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My screen tears for no reason

I factory-reset my PC. And ever since then, my game has had issues. The screen tears horribly while maintaining 144 FPS for my 144Hz monitor (I made sure it was set to that). Another issue is that ...
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How to unlink epic games to then link to my actual account?

OK so my son played fortnite on xbox and did not link his Epic Games account and now he is not connected to a new EG account and his Nintendo switch progress is not coming through, he is effectively ...
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Can I swap 2 xbox accounts crossed over with epicgames accounts?

When activating a game on epic games, it is a little unclear what you are doing... Hence as a noob and a Dad, trying to setup my kids looks simple. But what they don't tell you when you link your ...
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Fortnite: DirectX 11 Feature level 10 is required

I have a win7 x64 dell t5400 computer, my graphics card is Nividia Quadro fx 1700 which I believe supports DirectX 11.1 (10_0). I have: Updated all windows updates updated my display adapter driver ...
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Fortnite PS4 controller button issues

My controller for PS4 is playing up when I play fortnite. If I press the stick down I look up, when I press up I look down in Fortnite. Does anyone know how I can fix this problem?
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If I turn off my PC while downloading a game will the download restart? [duplicate]

I'm downloading Fortnite and was wondering if I can turn off my PC while it's downloading. What would happen if I turned off my PC?
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Nintendo Switch Pro Controller acts as a mouse instead of a gamepad on PC?

I have switched from playing Fortnite on my Switch to PC. I have to use my controller wired because my PC doesn't support BlueTooth. However, I've got a problem: when I use my controller, my PC ...
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If I buy V-Bucks, can I use them on other devices? [duplicate]

If I buy V-Bucks on my mobile, will they be saved on my Switch and PS4 too? Or if I buy them on Switch, will they save on my mobile and PS4 too?
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How do I view the medal punchcards in Fortnite Battle Royale Chapter 2 Season 1?

How do I view the medal punchcards? I want to know what I have to do in order to get them, but I don't know how to open them up.
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How do medals and medal punchcard work?

Is there any sort of strategy I should be doing to gain the most efficient EXP out of the medal punchcards? What are the best medals for earning EXP? Does it matter what medal is earned at each ...
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What can I get out of fishing?

I spent quite a while in Team Rumble just fishing in essentially any body of water that was in the circle. The majority of my items were Small Fry, Rusty Cans, and small amounts of building materials....
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What happens when I gift someone a Battle pass who already owns it (fortnite BR)?

If I try to gift a Battle Pass to a friend who already has one, will I lose V-Bucks and that person won't receive the Battle Pass or will I even be able to send the gift?
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Is the Xbox Elite controller allowed in competitive Fortnite?

I read on Polygon that a Scuf Vantage is allowed for competitive events... what about the Elite controller?
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Is competitive Fortnite cross-platform?

I’m aware that fortnite can be played cross-platform. Does the primary/official eSports format feature cross-platform play?
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