Fortnite System Requirements 2020

Fortnite System Requirements

Can I run Fortnite?

Fortnite was released in 2018 and won several awards. The game has become part of every FPS gamer’s chest since then. Since Fortnite has a cartoon-style graphics, system requirements aren’t too difficult to meet. In order to play Fortnite, the minimum CPU requirements it cater is Intel Core i3 processor which is common in regular PCs. You should also have at least 4GB RAM and at least a Intel HD 4000 video card. But, in order to enjoy this game in its full capacity, it is recommended to be 2 steps ahead from its minimum requirements. Initially, an i5 processor and 8GB RAM is a must. Your video hardware plays a key role and it’s much better if you have a dedicated video memory of 2GB and a Nvidia GTX 660 + or AMD Radeon HD 7870 equivalent DX11 GPU video card.

Fortnite System Requirements (minimal):

  • GPU: Nvidia GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 7870 or higher
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4 3200Mhz +
  • CPU: Core Intel i5 Processor 2.8 GHz
  • VRAM: 2GB or more

Fortnite Recommended System Requirements (recommended):

  • Operating System: Windows 7/8/10 64-bit
  • Processor Core: i5 2.8 GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Video Card: Nvidia GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 7870 equivalent DX11 GPU
  • Video Memory: 2 GB VRAM

Fortnite Details

Fortnite is an online video game developed by Epic Games. The game was released back in July 2017 with three distinct game mode versions: Fortnite: Save the World, Fortnite Battle Royale, and Fortnite Creative. These versions share the same general gameplay and game engine. Despite the success of each game mode in less than a year, Fortnite Battle Royale has become a cultural phenomenon drawing in roughly more than 125 million players worldwide.

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Here’s a quick overview. Fortnite: Save the World is designed as player-versus-environment game, with four players cooperating towards a common objective on various missions. Fortnite Battle Royale is a player-versus-player battle royale game for up to 100 players, allowing one to play alone, in a duo, or in a squad. Fortnite Creative is a sandbox game mode where players are given complete freedom to create anything they want on an island, such as battle arenas, race courses, platforming challenges and more. [2] 

Recommended Hardware:

An average gaming PC can run Fortnite as smooth as silk, achieving its amazing visuals, detail and performance. If your PC is equipped with the recommended requirements mentioned above and with the right tweak of the game’s settings, you’re fine-tuned and good to go. As a complete reference, here’s the recommended hardware your PC must have.

  • Operating System: Windows 7/8/10 64-bit or Mac OSX Sierra
  • Processor Core: i3 2.4 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Video Card: Intel HD 4000

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Jamie Nasser
Jamie Nasser
Editor & reviewer of gear from iOS control pad’s to high-end PC gaming hardware. He’s been gaming since the 1980s and mostly plays CS GO & Overwatch.