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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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Is it possible to remove the link to the Support-a-Creator feature?

A few days ago, I entered a Creator ID for the Fortnite Share the Love event and bought an item to get the free wrap in the 7.40 patch update. Now, I don't want to support a creator anymore. I tried ...
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What is the maximum amount of shells you can carry at once?

In games of Fortnite, streamers such as Ninja often get the maximum amount of medium ammunition possible to carry, and light bullets as well. Does anybody know the maximum amount of shells you can ...
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Does Fortnite Account Merge Reset Stats?

I'm sure some of you may be aware that Fortnite has FINALLY given us a way to merge our accounts. However, I wish to know if our stats will be reset in the event I create a new Username/Account and ...
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Fortnite mobile update problem

I am having trouble updating fortnite mobile. When the bar gets full (the update is finished), I get this error message that says cannot connect to epic games servers. retrying in 10 9 8... when it ...
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Where does the term “thirsting” originate from?

After having played Fortnite Battle Royale for a while, I have heard the term "thirsting" come up numerous times. It's typically used when playing in squads, where the act of "thirsting" is killing a ...
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Are the PS Plus exclusive skin's available on my account if I am not the consoles PS Plus subscriber? [duplicate]

I have been trying to get the PS Plus exclusive skin for Fortnite on my account but I don't have PS Plus. Although one of the accounts on the PS4 has PS Plus, so can I still get the skin on my ...
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I cant link my ps4 account to my pc account

I made a pc account and I wanted to link my ps4 skins to it. When I try to link it it says this account is already linked to (account names) account. Please help.
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Can I purchase v-bucks on my phone then have them transfer to my switch once they are bought?

Can I purchase v-bucks on my mobile phone then have it transfer to my switch too so while using the same linked account on both.
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Can i play on one on one with a friend in Fortnite?

Is there a game mode, within Fortnite battle royale, which let's one play 1vs1 with a friend? I saw the Playground game mode, but from the description and the videos I am not quite sure whether it is ...
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Use controller on fortnite when window is not focused [duplicate]

I have the problem that I have to share my pc with my sister. We usually manage to use it at the same time when one of us is playing a game using a controller and the other one is doing something ...
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What exactly does “online” mean in the Fortnite friend list?

I was wondering what "Online" actually means. It seems to me as though people waiting in lobby are "BATTLE ROYALE LOBBY n/4", and people in a game are "PLAYING BR .." but what is "Online"? Launcher ...
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Is there a way to add a person who killed you as a friend?

While playing Fortnite Battle Royale, I have seen many good players that kill me, and I always want to add them as a friend, so they could carry me. Most of these people are already friends with my ...
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How to add friends from pc to ps4?

I've been trying for a while to add a friend who plays on ps4 and i'm on my pc, the friending system just says: "user not found". I'd appreciate any help with this, thanks in advance! Note: I have ...
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Will the unlockable styles still be able to be earned once season 7 has ended?

As part of the battle pass for Season 7 there are two new skins unlocked straight away that have unlockable styles (others are unlocked later with more styles too). These are the Zenith and Lynx skins....
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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 when they kill me, they have WAY more health than ...
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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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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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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, ...