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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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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 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 ...
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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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Do Battle Royale item spawns rely on location?

I encountered somebody in voice chat who was talking about how different areas were good or bad for loot, so I wondered if there was any truth to that. It seems that the loot chests randomly spawn in ...
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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?