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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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Purchases on fortnite mobile not transferring to PS4 [duplicate]

I bought a lot of vbucks on mobile. I even bought the battle pass and a few skins and dances (on mobile). I also have a ps4 account which has the exact same username as my mobile. I linked my account ...
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How is it possible to open your glider without using a launch pad?

I just ended a game Soaring 50's in Fortnite. I was shooting the ramp that a team mate was running on so he would fall and get knocked down. But out of nowhere he opened his glider and just flew away ...
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Do you have to be spectating the win in Fortnite for it to count under Profile stats?

In a squad or duo game, if I leave the game and my team wins will it be counted? Or do I have to stay in the game and see the Winner Victory for it to be counted?
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How to include duo partner audio on my twitch stream from Xbox One

I'm trying to setup my son's Xbox One to stream on Twitch (Fortnite) and it mostly seems to be working. He can stream and with his headset you can hear his audio. What he can't figure out and I am ...
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Can I sign in to console versions of Fortnite with my Mobile or PC accounts?

I play Fortnite on mobile and PC, but I am going to the game cave soon (a place with Xboxes and PS4s). On mobile I sign in with Google, and on my computer I sign in with my Epic Games account. My ...
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Why is movement in Fortnite called “rotations”?

The word 'rotations' is being thrown around all the time. Why is it called "rotations"/"rotating"?
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Voice chat comes out of wrong output in fortnite

While playing Fortnite, I have two audio devices that can output audio. My laptop, and my monitor. My laptop is plugged over HDMI to the monitor. Problem is, I dont want to use the monitor for sound,...
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What is Solo Showdown in Fortnite?

I have played Solo Showdown before, BUT i dont see the diffrence between that and Solo? The description says that its for "high skill players". Why? It looks the same as Solo. What is Solo ...
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Fortnite 0xc0000078b - Win64 Shipping Error - Normaliz.dll

I tried updating Fortnite, and now it wont work and gives me an error Fortnite 0xc0000078b - Win64 Shipping Error - Normaliz.dll How can I fix this? I tried "Verifying" the game, but that didnt help?...
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Does the battle bus honking signify anything?

In Fortnite, every time I place a marker on the map before dropping, the bus will honk. For some reason, every time I jump when it honks, I will have an almost perfect drop. This happening many times ...
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Can I play a Switch Fortnite account on PS4?

I see a lot of information in the opposite direction: if you have a PS4 linked epic account you can't use it on Switch. However I'm wondering if you played on Switch first can you then play on PS4?
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If I close the Epic Launcher during a download, will the download fail?

I am downloading Fortnite; I want to exit the launcher, but I dont want to lose the progress on my download. If I exit the launcher, will the download fail? Currently, it is paused. Is it possible for ...
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Laptop overheating causing frame drops in Fortnite

I have an HP laptop with an Intel core i7-7500u @2.7ghz-2.9ghz, 8gb ram, Intel hd graphics 620 and a 60hz screen. I have been experiencing overheating and frame drops while playing Fortnite on this ...
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Fortnite not working after update for Season 5

I have been playing Fortnite since Season 3, but never had any error related to the permissions to access game files. However, after the Season 5 update, I have been having issues in launching the ...
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Left Joy Con's Stick Decalibrates easily when I play Fortnite

This started around 2 weeks ago, when I noticed my Fortnite Character was moving on its own. I knew my joy stick was decalibrated so I went In settings and Calibrated my joy stick. But, after ...
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What is a “Supply Llama” in Fortnite?

For Fortnite Battle Royale, one of my weekly challenges for week one (Free Pass) is to Search a Supply Llama. Does that mean that there other types of Llamas? The only one I know and only seen is ...
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Can the The golf buggy-type vehicle (ATK) outrun the storm?

I found a buggy vehicle earlier during a game in the latest version 5 release of Fortnite. https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/fortnite-season-5-release-update-download-...
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How to use voicechat on Fortnite Mobile?

I recently was playing mobile Fornite on my iPhone with a friend and wanted to use voice comms/voice chat, but I was unsure how. How do I use Fortnite team chat on mobile iOS?
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How do I use a headset with 3.5mm jack on my PS4 while using a mouse & keyboard?

I want to use my mouse and keyboard on PS4, but not sure how I would use my headset. I saw someone that used a multi port and a usb headset but I would rather use the ones I have. Can I use my ...
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How can I fix Fortnite iOS stuttering/freezing/lag?

Sometimes when I play Fortnite on my iPhone X the framerate will get really low, sometimes to the point where it will freeze for a few seconds between frames. Any ideas how to resolve? It didn't do ...
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Fill or no Fill on Playground?

I was playing by myself on playground, first time I played I was fairly excited even though I was on my own. However after the first round, I noticed that The No Fill changed to Fill. Problem is, I ...
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Why can't I repair fortnite?

In the Fortnite launcher, the game says that I need to repair the game. It's happened before and nothing went wrong. After I press repair, it's replaced by a dark blue rectangle with "Queued" and a ...
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Can shield cap the damage you take?

I know you can kill someone with full health and shield in one shot with a sniper rifle headshot for example, and the damage trap does 150 damage. However, I've also heard the hit number has a special ...
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Can you have a draw in Fortnite?

I was looking at a few questions about PUBG on this site, and from questions I've seen, matches cannot end in a tie. Now I am wondering, is it the same for Fortnite? Can two people both get Victory ...
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What counts as outliving another player in Fortnite?

I used to have a quest named "Outlive X players" (for this example let's use 300). Normally, outlive would mean surviving to another player in any way (like killing them or running away). However, ...
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Why do Fortnite's building hotkeys not work?

In Fortnite, I changed one hotkey: sprint from left-ctrl to 'r'. All of my hotkeys have been working fine until today when I could only press f1 of my building keys, only '1' and '3' of my numbers, ...
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Fortnite Screen Won't Resize PC

This might be a bug, but I really can't be sure. I'm probably doing something wrong, so I'm here to ask you guys! So I have been playing Fortnite Battle Royale recently, and this is new: My window ...
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Other players deploying glider later than mine in Fortnite BR?

Problem: In Fortnite Battle Royale, after I deploy from the battle bus, I dive throughout the air until I automatically deploy the glider. However, I see some other players that are lower than me, ...
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Cross-Platform changes to Same-Platform in Fortnite BR, can I revert this?

A few versions ago, In Fortnite BR on PC, near the middle-right, I see (Playing with strangers) Fill with: Same-Platform || (Who you are against) Play with: Cross-Platform. Now, after a few ...
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Weird HP bar over unreachable island?

This is a pretty weird question regarding Fortnite BR. This started out with me seeing a lone island outside the very big normal one. Even if it wasent on the map, I wanted to see what happened when I ...
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What is the pumpkin rocket ammo/weapon in Fortnite BR?

I watched a few videos and a saw a strange weapon. It looked like a rocket launcher with an explosive pumpkin as its rocket ammo. It works exactly like the normal one. I even heard that people can ...
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Gun in Fortnite jamming?

So i’ve Been playing Fortnite and I’m an advid fan of the Scar, whenever I come across one I always switch out what I have for it. But all the sudden last night it started shooting random spurts of ...
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Patched Windows boot loader detected (#1)

When I try to run Fortnite, this shows up: This happened after I did some changes to the Windows features, but the same thing happens even after I undo everything I changed.
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Do my items drop when I quit?

I'm wondering if items drop when you quit in Fortnite Battle Royale. I want to know if your items drop when you randomly decide to quit, and when you're knocked, and you quit before you run out of ...
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Forcing Fullscreen at a custom resolution

Ok, so my laptop is garbage but runs fortnite 40-60 FPS in a window the size in the image provided, I want to play at that resolution but in a full screen , so I want to find out if I can set a ...
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What are the differences between weapons of the same type in Fortnite Battle Royale?

In Fortnite Battle Royale, there are different classes of weapons such as SMG, AR, Shotguns, Sniper rifles, etc. I understand the difference between these classes of weapons, but I don't understand ...
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Is there any punishment for leaving a game?

One sensible reason to quit early is when the player is downed in the co-operative modes, after the teammates have announced that they won't be able to revive this player.
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Is it possible to disable compass?

I don't yet see value for the compass in solo play and I have disabled every other non-essential, persistent HUD element in the game. Even though the HUD options are extensive, turning off compass ...
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Do Fortnite V-Bucks Purchases Save on All Platforms?

So I'm thinking of buying some V-Bucks on Fortnite, Battle Royale mobile. Do the purchases save cross platform?
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Was the fortnite movement speed reduced for season 4?

I recently started playing Fortnite season 4, and I feel like my character is moving slower. I am not sure if this is because of a movement change, or maybe the character I am using is a tad larger so ...
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Is there a way to disable auto-run in Fortnite on iOS?

Since the Season 4 update, the auto-run feature can be enabled by holding down and dragging the left movement control. Personally, this has caused a few accidents, like when I'm trying to silently ...
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Start Fortnite Windowed?

I want to be able to start Fortnite windowed before launching so I'm assuming there will be a setting in a local file somewhere that tells the game if it should launch fullscreen or windowed but I can'...
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Fortnite ping icon in top left

A ping icon is on the top left of my screen with "kbs" and it is really annoying. I have checked in the settings and can't find an option that removes it. Is it possible?
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Weird kill indications in Fortnite BR

So ive recently noticed in Fortnite Battle Royale that I see some rather strange text that appears where it says how Players where eliminated, when... : Player X has eliminated Player Y However, I ...
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Fortnite does your tier reset or lock after the end of the season?

I purchased the season 3 pass and am currently at tier 85. I would like to know if I keep my current tier progression even after the season is over. Will I still be able to unlock the last skin of ...
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How to force Fortnite to use Easy Anti-Cheat instead of BattlEye?

I'm asking this because I always have to restart my laptop to disable virtualization, otherwise Fortnite won't get pass the BattlEye loading thingy. I read in some Fortnite update blog post that they ...
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Does the friend XP Boost in Fortnite stack with how many players you have?

Part of the battle pass rewards for Fornite include "10% friend XP boost". If I have 3 friends that have this, will I gain 30% more xp? Or would it be applied 10%, 10%, 10% and increase it by more? ...
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What are the criteria for the Battle Pass “eliminate enemy in place” challenges?

After purchasing the Battle Pass, I unlocked several challenges. Some of these were "Eliminate Enemies in (Dusty, Retail, Greasy, Tomato etc.)" What are the criteria for this? If you snipe a ...
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How does aim assist work in Fortnite on console?

On PS4 and Xbox One, there is an option in the Fortnite settings for aim-assist. Will it have a major impact if I turn it off? Also, I would like to know how aim assist works in Fortnite.
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What are the flags/banners on the hills for?

I haven't played Fortnite Battle Royale for a while and hopped onto it yesterday. There has been a few changes since I last played but one that I can't seem to work out are the banners on top of the ...