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Questions tagged [fortnite-battle-royale]

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 is necessary to play fortnite? [duplicate]

I am Referring to the PC configuration because my i5 doesn't support it
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What happens when I put in my password to sign into psn but there’s an error

When trying to sign into my psn and putting in my password, then clicking sign in. A message comes up and says” An error has occurred.” What should I do to fix this?
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Do people earn health when they get a kill in the Scavenger Pop Up Cup in Fortnite?

I have noticed that I do a lot of damage to the person (e.g. I shot a player with a grey SMG 5 times for 17 damage each; the guy had no shield but had 65 hp), but when they kill me, they have WAY more ...
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Do I need an online subscription to play Fortnite on Xbox or PS4? [duplicate]

Can someone tell me if I need to purchase the online subscription in order to download and play Fortnite on Xbox? It's for my children. I will purchase either the XBOX or PS4. Also am I capable of ...
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Can an ATK outrun the destruction of a structure, while still building up?

I was wondering if you could drive an ATK, or a quad crasher for that matter, faster than a single ramp can be destroyed. Take this example: You're driving an ATK up and the passenger is building a ...
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Comparison between the different vehicles in Fortnite -Battle Royale?

There are now three vehicles in Fortnite. The Shopping Cart, ATK and Quad-Crasher. I would like to compare them in several tasks. First off, without any boosts on a flat surface, which one is fastest ...
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Is there bullet drop on any other gun besides sniper rifles?

There are currently three sniper rifles: Heavy sniper Bolt action sniper Semi-auto sniper At great distances each of the above will experience some form of bullet drop. What about other, non-sniper ...
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Why can some game updates be applied automatically and some require download? [closed]

I am thinking of Fortnite specifically but I’m sure other games have the same concept. Throughout each season many things can change (guns added/removed, map changes, etc.) without needing to download ...
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What is the chance that a chest spawns in fortnite BR?

Title says it all - looking for the spawn rate of chests. Not the contents, the chest itself.
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What does “thanking the bus driver” do?

I was gone on vacation, when I came back , and checked fortnite, in a battle, there were so many Player X has thanked the bus driver at the start of a game. Does this do anything if I thank the ...
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How can I use only EAC instead of BattlEye? [duplicate]

My problem is that I cannot launch Fortnite with or without BattlEye, even though I have it installed. But, when the game was updated to 5.30, I could play it with only EasyAntiCheat. Unfortunately, ...
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I found two stars which weren't part of the challenges of previous weeks of season 5, what does this mean?

So I have found two stars which weren't part of previous week's challenges of season 5. That's why I thought it is probably either a part of challenges from week prior to season 5 or from the upcoming ...
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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 ...