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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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PS4 Fortnite expects me to have a mouse - where can I change this?

Today when I'm in Fortnite game type select or the lobby, a mouse pointer appears in the top left-hand corner and the controller doesn't work. I gave in plugged in a mouse and tried to find where the ...
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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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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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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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How does 'bloom' work?

I was recently playing Fortnite/watchingsome videos, and a lot of people are referring to 'bloom'. I have googled and found some information on it, but I am a little confused on how its implemented. ...
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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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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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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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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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How much splash range does the RPG have in Fortnite?

Sometimes I feel like I am super far away from the RPG blast but still get hit. What range would I have to be, away from the explosion, to take 0 damage?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“Unsupported Graphics Card” in Epic Games Launcher (GTX 1080)

I'm trying to play Fortnite on my PC but it does not work. When I install the Epic Games Launcher (I'm on Windows 10) it throws the error: There is a problem with your graphics card. Please ensure ...
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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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How do I find my associated EpicGames account details?

I recently started playing Fortnite on the Xbox, and as well as the PC. I currently have 2 separate accounts, 1 for PC and 1 for xbox. I know the email/password I use for my PC account. With Fortnite ...
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Save The World / Battle Royale skins; are they interchangeable?

I recently bought the Save The World standard edition and I was curious as to whether or not the heroes earned there are playable in Battle Royale. For instance, I just started grinding out some of ...
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Why should or shouldn't you kill a knocked opponent?

When watching fortnite streamers who like to duo or go in squads, I often see some of the better players not immediately killing the enemies that they have knocked. What's their reason for not ...
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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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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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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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Can you play Fornite on PS4 without PlayStation Plus?

Can you play Fornite on PS4 without PlayStation Plus? If so, how do you do it?
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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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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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Weapon Damage By Rarity in Battle Royale

There are rarity levels for the weapons in the game, I am wondering how much of a difference there is in damage between the rarity for each weapon?
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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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How long can I be AFK on Fortnite before getting banned?

I want to know if like, maybe I have to use the toilet in the middle of Fortnite Battle Royale, and I go AFK for a couple minutes, how long can I stay AFK before getting perm banned?
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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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Can I play/practice Fortnite's Battle Royale locally?

Is it possible to be play Battle Royale in some sort of local environment? I'm not too great at some aspects of the game and would like to practice in my own time and pace and not worry about a ...
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What are the item rarity colors in Fortnite?

While playing Fortnite Battle Royale, I’ve seen weapons come in different colors to indicate rarity (white, purple, orange, etc). What are the item rarity colors in Fortnite? What rank does each ...
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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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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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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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Dealing with campers in Fortnite

I am quite the rushy style of people. However, the safest metagame at the moment would be to build a huge tower, hide in there and wait for the zone to shrink, then rince and repeat. They peek very ...
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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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Fortnite Install issues

I am trying to download an update for Fortnite. However downloading the patch seems near impossible. It will burst up to 100KB/s at most and then just drop. Making a 4 gb download take ages. I then ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 You Use a Prepaid Gift Card Like Debit,Credit ( MasterCard or Visa ) To Buy Vbucks On Fortnite PC?

Ok so I'm wondering if it's possible to buy vbucks with a prepaid gift card like vanilla etc. So that I can buy vbucks myself and I don't have to ask others to buy it for me and I have to pay them. If ...
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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 ...