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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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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 ...
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What is the rarity for the various loot spawns in Fortnite?

There are multiple loot rarities in Fortnite: Common, Uncommon, Rare, Epic and Legendary. What is the percentage rarity for loot of each level to spawn in Fortnite?
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Is there a way to practice with weapons and buildings in Fortnite: Battle Royale? [duplicate]

I'd love to practice building structures or practicing with weapons without worrying about dying before I get a chance to use said weapons. The problem is, I don't see a way to "practice" in ...
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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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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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How can I see my ping in Fortnite BR?

Sometimes I feel like I am rubber banding/lagging on Fortnite, but I am unable to find a setting in the main menu for additional stats/net stats. How can I see my ping in Fortnite BR?
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Why do so many players like to start at Tilted Towers?

Why do so many players drop at Tilted Towers in Battle Royal mode? Why not start somewhere else so you have to fight less?
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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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How to disable mute on focus lost?

"Mute on focus lost" means that a program is muted when it is not the topmost, i.e. the focused window. The game loads nearly instantly on my computer and I have to wait relatively long for the other ...
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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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How do I invite my friends to my lobby in Fortnite Mobile?

I want to invite my friends to Fortnite Mobile, but there is no invite link to invite my friends. My device is an iPad Air 2.
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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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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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Why can PC/PS4 crossplay in Fortnite, but Xbox/PC cannot? [closed]

The other day I partied with someone on PS4. I tried adding my friends on Xbox after they linked their accounts, but we were both unable to see the friend request. How is it that cross platform for ...
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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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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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What tick rate are the Fortnite servers using?

I have been playing Fortnite quite a bit, and noticed there is sometimes lag between progress bar's finishing and actions completing (moving too soon and interrupting a potion, etc). I was curious as ...
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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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What is this hash/checksum number in the top left corner in fortnite?

I'm watching a live stream where a guy is playing Fortnite, and there is some kind of hash or checksum vaguely visible in the top left corner (circled in red): Here is a close up (sorry it's not the ...
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How is fall damage calculated in Fortnite Battle Royal?

Does fall damage only affect your health, and not shield? Approximately how far do I have to fall to die?
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Failed to initialize BattlEye Service in Fortnite

I installed Fortnite, and then Windows Update tells me it needs to restart to install Windows 10 Build 17083, so I restart my PC and the update successfully installs, but the thing is - when I run ...
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Can I see the progress of a update on a game(fortnite)using my phone?

I am going to a visit and I started updating fortnite but sometimes my internet crashes and the update stops...so I’d there any possible way to see the progress of the update??
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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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What does linking my Xbox live account to my EpicGames account do?

I recently started playing Fortnite on the PC and XBox one. I have 2 separate accounts for the games, but bought the battle pass for the Xbox one. The PC and XBox one accounts use different email ...
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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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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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How to fix Fortnite waiting in queue?

Is it possible to avoid waiting in the Fortnite queue before being able to play?
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How to copy Fortnite onto another PC?

I have Fortnite installed on my friend's PC, and want to play on my own PC. I copied the Epic games folder to my PC. I clicked on Epic game launcher but nothing happens. I'd like to avoid a 20 GB ...