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 does spending V-bucks work on different platforms? [duplicate]

So if it shows that I have 1,000 V-bucks on PC, and 1,050 on PS4, and I decide to spend 200 on PC, will that take 200 from PS4? And same question vise versa.
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...