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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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How do I stretch my resolution on xbox one for Fortnite?

Recently, I have been attempting to stretch my resolution on Fortnite Battle Royale, but I do not seem able to do it. I know it is in the settings somewhere, and I have tried to look for it. Does ...
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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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My fortnite wont start [closed]

I play Fortnite on iOS, I have the best internet in my house but it will take a lot of time to login to a match. What should I do?
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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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Fortine glitch with black Trees

Recently, when I have been playing a lot of Fortinite, some glitch has made it so all the trees that I see have black leaves. Also, I cannot see chests that spawn near me, and it glitches me out of ...
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Fortnite Creative Barriers

Is it possible to make barriers in creative disappear after a certain time limit? Im doing this because i am trying to make a capture the flag mode where you have 5 minutes to construct a base, then ...
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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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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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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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How do you set markers on items in Fortnite Battle Royale on Xbox?

In the recent Season 8 update, the ability to place markers on items, such as guns, meds, etc... has been added. I have tried to use this feature, but I cannot seem to find out how to use it. You ...
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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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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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Black screen when Fortnite has to load a fully new screen. Is this a bug or a server error?

Ever since yesterday afternoon, I have been experiencing a fully black screen when the entire screen turns black and loads for a second or two and then I can see again. This might not be terrible but ...
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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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Where is the Controller edit hold time setting?

Recently, I have heard a lot about the edit speed (The setting) of some Fortnite's best players. Controller Edit Hold Time - 0.12 Best xbox one Fortnite controller settings from gronky - ...
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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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Where is the build instantly option for Builder Pro on xbox one?

In Fortnite Battle Royale, all of the of the good console players use the Builder Pro settings or something similar. All of these players build very quickly, and I have heard them mention the Build ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...