Fortnite System Requirements: Minimum Requirements To Download And Play on PC and Mobile

Fortnite, a 2017 launched game that is developed and published by Epic Games, constitutes to be an online game that has flared in three different versions. They range from being free to play battle royale games with non-linear storylines to free world survival games and even shooter games power-packed with survival traits that are churned with the tremendous adrenaline rush. 

The colourful mix of violence and appealing graphics with quick-paced setups have brought  flocks of 

Fortnite is generally available on the following platforms:

  • Windows PC
  • macOS
  • Playstation 4 and PlayStation 5
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One
  • iOS
  • Android

Minimum System Requirements for Fortnite

If you want to play Fortnite on your device, it is essential that your system possesses the basic following requirements so that the game can run on your system:-

OS (Operating System)Min Windows 7 or Windows 8 or Windows 10 64-bit version/Min Mac OS Mojave 10.14.6
Processor (CPU/Central Processing Unit)Core i5-7300U 3.5 GHz
RAM (RAM Storage/Memory)8 GB RAM 
Video MemoryMin 2 GB VRAM or higher
Video CardMin Nvidia GTX 960, AMD R9 280, or equivalent DX11 GPU/ equivalent AMD GPU on Mac

Recommended System Requirements for Fortnite

Even though for letting the game run on your PC so that you can play Free Fire easily only minimum system requirements are essential, roping in the following recommended requirements shall ensure that your entire gaming experience, as well as the gaming performance, is uplifted:-

OS (Operating System)Windows 10 64-bit
Processor (CPU/Central Processing Unit)Intel Core i7-8700, AMD Ryzen 7 3700x, or equivalent Core i5 2.8GHz processor/Mac Intel HD 4000 Core i3 2.4GHz
RAM (RAM Storage/Random Access Memory/Memory)8 GB or higher
Video MemoryNvidia GTX 1080, AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT, or equivalent GPU
Video Card4 GB VRAM or higher

How To Download Fortnite On PC?

Fortnite is well suited to play on both Mac and Windows operating systems. Therefore, downloading Fortnite here would not be a problem. While Consoles already have them, it is always not the same case with other devices. 

For Downloading Fortnite on Windows

In order to download Fortnite on your Windows PC, follow the given steps:-

Step 1: Visit this link and create or enter into the Epics Game account, the official site of the developers and publishers of the game. 

Step 2: Now, as you have the Epic Games account, go to this link and you will see the option for downloading. The download should immediately begin. This download is for the Epic Games Launcher file. 

Step 3: You will also be given the option of where to save the downloaded file. 

Step 4: Then, launch the Epic Games Launcher game by clicking open the downloaded file. 

Step 5: Now, you will be prompted to click ‘Yes’ to all the required permissions for the installation to happen. 

Step 6: After installation, log in to your Epic Games Account and there, search for Fortnite. When you find it, click on Get (a yellow button). Then, click on the library and you will be directed if you wish to install it.

Step 7: Click and download the game. Then, launch the game from the Library after it has been downloaded. 

Step 8: Choose which of the gaming modes you wish. 

For Downloading Fortnite on Mac

The steps for downloading the Fortnite game on Mac PC is the same as downloading the game on Windows PC. 

If none of the methods for PC installation of Fortnite works, you always have the third-party options of using android or iOS based emulators. These emulators will run on your PC and give you access to all the apps that are android or iOS based. 

Another option is to use mirroring apps where you can mirror the screen of your mobile phone on your PC and then play the game unrivalled with PC controls instead of the limited moves on the small-screened mobile phones. 

How To Download Free Fire On Mobile?

The Fortnite game is compatible and released on both iOS and Android platforms. Therefore, only the installation of apps is required for accessing the game to play.

For Downloading Fortnite on Android

To download the Fortnite game on your android device, follow the given steps:

Step 1: Visit the Google PlayStore and search ‘Fortnite’

Step 2: Click on Install when you find the game. The game will be downloaded soon. After download, it will initialise installation. 

Step 3: Now, once the game has been downloaded, you can run it. 

But, it has been noted that the APK versions are preferred. These APK versions, however, can be unsafe as they require the permission of allowing downloads from unknown sources. If you happen to use APK, use VPN while surfing. 

For Downloading Fortnite on iOS

For downloading the game on iOS follow the given steps:-

Step 1: Visit the App Store and search Fortnite

Step 2: After finding the game, click on Get to download and install it. 

Step 3: There might be some confirmation IDs needed for beginning the download. Provide any of these: Face ID, Touch ID or Apple ID. 

Step 4: Once the game is downloaded and installed, you can access it from the icon of the game present on your home screen. 


Fortnite is a quite compatible game and you should not face much hassle while downloading it. Fortnite has released various versions and updates; prominently there are three gaming developments available for Fortnite. They are:-

  • Fortnite: Save the World (released in )
  • Fortnite Battle Royale
  • Fortnite Creative

Every game had boosted the popularity of Fortnite and hence, Fortnite became one of the finest games to be included in the eSports community. 

So, what do you think about the above-mentioned download methods? Let us know in the comments!

PS. Always check the specifications of your device if you happen to face errors in downloads.

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