Fortnite: Battle Royale

Fortnite: Battle Royale Dev Tracker

12 May


Hey u/RyyFNM and thread!

We have had to enable a compatibility mode for some driver versions which unfortunately has a performance impact, we are working with our hardware partners to find a workaround to enable us to restore full performance on affected devices

11 May

Play Fortnite via browser on iOS, iPadOS, Android phones and tablets, and Windows PC with Xbox Cloud Gaming — no paid subscription required! Because Xbox Cloud Gaming streams games via a browser, it still works well on most low-end devices as long as you have a high-speed internet connection. 

You do not need an Xbox Game Pass subscription to play Fortnite through Xbox Cloud Gaming. All you need is a free Microsoft account, high-speed Internet connection, and compatible device. Once you’re ready, go to to start playing with mobile touch controls or a supported controller. See our FAQ below for more details.

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Fortnite via Xbox Cloud Gaming - FAQ


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Due to a visual issue, we’ve temporarily disabled the Street Shine pickaxe and may not appear in your Locker. This item will be visible again and re-enabled in a future update.

Update 5/10

The Street Shine pickaxe has been re-enabled

10 May


This is so good! It would have taken a lot of time and I hope you know we appreciate it. <3

The v20.30 May 10 hotfix drops in an attack item, brings back two trickshot items, and expands your options of defensive items. Get briefed on what this hotfix brings:

Friends in High Places - Air Strike Unvaulted

Fortnite Air Strike

Call in some reinforcements! The Air Strike has been unvaulted — throw an Air Strike to send missiles raining to its landing area. Air Strikes can be found in Chests, in Supply Drops, and on the ground. 

Trickshot Unvaults

Fortnite Trickshot Unvaults

Style on ‘em with freshly unvaulted trickshot items. From now until May 17, 2022, at 8:59...

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The Short Nite Film Festival is back! Starting Thursday, May 12, at 2 PM ET, head to the Short Nite row in the Discover page and watch a selection of nine animated shorts — including the world premiere of three. (There's also a tenth short! See below for more info.)

After choosing a short, you’ll be transported to its individual theater room. The rest of the shorts will play after it finishes, but you can return to the Discover page if there’s a specific short you want to skip to. This Short Nite runs until 2 PM ET on Monday, May 16, 2022!

Additional Short Nite Details

Watching with a Group

Want to enjoy the Short Nite Film Festiv...

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