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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If I turn off my PC while downloading a game will the download restart? [duplicate]

I'm downloading Fortnite and was wondering if I can turn off my PC while it's downloading. What would happen if I turned off my PC?
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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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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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My screen tears for no reason

I factory-reset my PC. And ever since then, my game has had issues. The screen tears horribly while maintaining 144 FPS for my 144Hz monitor (I made sure it was set to that). Another issue is that ...
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How to unlink epic games to then link to my actual account?

OK so my son played fortnite on xbox and did not link his Epic Games account and now he is not connected to a new EG account and his Nintendo switch progress is not coming through, he is effectively ...
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Can I swap 2 xbox accounts crossed over with epicgames accounts?

When activating a game on epic games, it is a little unclear what you are doing... Hence as a noob and a Dad, trying to setup my kids looks simple. But what they don't tell you when you link your ...
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Fortnite: DirectX 11 Feature level 10 is required

I have a win7 x64 dell t5400 computer, my graphics card is Nividia Quadro fx 1700 which I believe supports DirectX 11.1 (10_0). I have: Updated all windows updates updated my display adapter driver ...
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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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Fortnite PS4 controller button issues

My controller for PS4 is playing up when I play fortnite. If I press the stick down I look up, when I press up I look down in Fortnite. Does anyone know how I can fix this problem?
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What can I get out of fishing?

I spent quite a while in Team Rumble just fishing in essentially any body of water that was in the circle. The majority of my items were Small Fry, Rusty Cans, and small amounts of building materials....
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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 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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Nintendo Switch Pro Controller acts as a mouse instead of a gamepad on PC?

I have switched from playing Fortnite on my Switch to PC. I have to use my controller wired because my PC doesn't support BlueTooth. However, I've got a problem: when I use my controller, my PC ...
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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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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 competitive Fortnite cross-platform?

I’m aware that fortnite can be played cross-platform. Does the primary/official eSports format feature cross-platform play?
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Adding Xbox Fortnite account to Switch

I have an Xbox that I mainly play on. The Xbox has its own Epic account e-mail/login. I also have a Switch, which I sometimes play Fortnite on as well (for mobile purposes); the Switch also has its ...
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How do I view the medal punchcards in Fortnite Battle Royale Chapter 2 Season 1?

How do I view the medal punchcards? I want to know what I have to do in order to get them, but I don't know how to open them up.
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Does spending Fortnite V-bucks on one platform affect another platform with the same account? [duplicate]

What happens when I have different amounts of V-bucks in Fortnite, Battle royale, on different platforms with the same account (Example: It shows on PC that I have 1000, while on PS4 I have 1,050), ...
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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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If I buy V-Bucks, can I use them on other devices? [duplicate]

If I buy V-Bucks on my mobile, will they be saved on my Switch and PS4 too? Or if I buy them on Switch, will they save on my mobile and PS4 too?
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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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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 do medals and medal punchcard work?

Is there any sort of strategy I should be doing to gain the most efficient EXP out of the medal punchcards? What are the best medals for earning EXP? Does it matter what medal is earned at each ...
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What happens when I gift someone a Battle pass who already owns it (fortnite BR)?

If I try to gift a Battle Pass to a friend who already has one, will I lose V-Bucks and that person won't receive the Battle Pass or will I even be able to send the gift?
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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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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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Where does the term “thirsting” come 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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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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Is the Xbox Elite controller allowed in competitive Fortnite?

I read on Polygon that a Scuf Vantage is allowed for competitive events... what about the Elite controller?
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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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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 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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XBOX One - Microsoft Family Accounts

I might need a little hand-holding here. I have two boys who bought an Xbox One on which they both use my Xbox/Microsoft account (I don't actually play, just used to set the console up for them) to ...
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Is a (Dedicated) 4mbps line good enough for PS4?

Where I live, Internet services are very expensive and unfortunately I can't get the speeds people usually seem to have in America for a good price if at all they exist here. I've already tried using ...
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Can you get banned for going AFK in Battle Royale?

When I go to "Report player" while in STW there is an option that says "AFK". When I try this Battle Royale that option is unavailable. Is AFKing bannable in Battle ROyale?
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How do you gift the Battle Pass to other players if you already own the Battle Pass?

They've suppposedly added the ability to gift Battle Passes to other players -- I saw this feature before I bought the Battle Pass in Season 10, and then bought it for myself. Now the option to gift ...
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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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Does Battle Royale and Save The World share any cosmetics or microtransactions?

Does Fortnite Battle Royale or Fortnite Save The World share any cosmetics or microtransactions? If I buy skins, dances, or pickaxes in Battle Royale, can I use them in Save the World?
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Why is my character randomly looking up?

I was playing Fortnite and randomly my character starts to look up even though I didn’t press the joystick to look up and it did it on its own. Can someone help and find a way to stop this bug?
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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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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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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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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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Epic launcher not resuming download [closed]

I was updating Fortnite yesterday; it was a 2 gb update and I download 700 mb. I paused it and closed the launcher. I opened the launcher the next day, and its donwloading 3 gb again! If I download ...
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Can I use my mobile fortnite account on ps4 or xbox one [duplicate]

I was just wondering if I can use my mobile account on ps4 or xbox one
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Fortnite glitch with black trees

Recently when I've been playing Fortnite, a glitch has made it so all the trees have black leaves. Also, I cannot see chests that spawn near me, and it glitches me out of the ground when I walk. Are ...
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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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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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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 ...