Fortnite Early Access will officially release on July 25, 2017. If you’ve purchased a Founder’s Pack that includes a head start bonus, you can start playing on July 21, 2017.
Please email our Support team at fortnitehelp.epicgames.com for assistance regarding PC Founder’s Pack purchases. For Founder’s Packs purchased on PS4 or Xbox One, please reach out to the support team of your specific platform.
A date hasn’t been announced for when the current versions of Founder’s Packs will be retired. If anything is to be changed, we promise to give a heads up.
Fortnite will be free-to-play at some point in 2018.
PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Mobile, PC and Mac.
No. In order to play on Xbox One, players must purchase Fortnite through the Xbox Store.
Yes! We support controller compatibility on PC.
Yes, an Xbox Live Gold membership is required to play Fortnite.
Cross-platform play is not supported by Fortnite at this time.
- Cross-progression is supported on PC/Mac and PS4 only. Players must link their PSN account to their Epic ID in order to enable cross-progression. Link your accounts here.
- Xbox One does not support cross-progression.
Friend Invites will be available to be sent in-game from the moment you are able to participate in Early Access. Players that receive a Friend Invite will be granted access to Fortnite on July 21st at 10am EDT for all platforms.
Our recommended PC specs for Fortnite Early Access are below. As we go through Early Access, these minimum requirements will change to include more hardware options. If your system does not meet these requirements, be sure to check back as we improve our optimization.
Recommended System Requirements:
- Nvidia GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 7870 equivalent DX11 GPU
- 2 GByte VRAM
- Core i5 2.8 Ghz
- 8 GByte RAM
- Windows 7/8/10 64-bit
Minimum System Requirements:
- Intel HD 4000
- Core i3 2.4 Ghz
- 4 GByte RAM
- Windows 7/8/10 64-bit + Mac OSX Sierra