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How to play Fortnite and download it on PC, PS4, Xbox One, …

The most popular video game of the moment without a doubt Fortnite and, for better or for worse, everyone can play at least one game, considering that it is available on practically every existing gaming platform.

It has had extraordinary success enough to earn Epic Games (the developers) about $ 3 billion.

Fortnite a third-person shooter that follows the "BattleRoyal" style born thanks to other illustrious exponents such as PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds (PUBG) progenitor of this new genre. In Fortnite we play online in very large arenas together with 100 other people and the fight takes place against everyone or in teams, based on the match settings.

The important revolution brought by Fortnite also lies in the fact that it allows cross-platform gaming between owners of different consoles (even PCs); You can play with friends who have a different platform than ours.

In this article we will see how you can play Fortnite on PC, Xbox One S / X, PS4, Android, iOS and Nintendo Switch.


Fortnite an online gamefree. Additional packs are available for a fee to beautify the game and to obtain new weapons, avatars and objects; these are purely aesthetic micro-transitions which in no way provide advantages in the game.

How to play Fortnite on a computer

In order to play Fortnite on PC or Mac you need to create a new account on Epic Games. To create an account on Epic Games, follow the link below.

LINK | Fortnite PC / Mac

play Fortnite on PC

You can enter the requested data in the dedicated part of the window (name, surname, valid email and access password) and then click on the "I have read and accepted: service conditions" item. Finally, to end the registration, click on "Create account".

Alternatively, you can create an account quickly using the quick keys at the top, to log in immediately with an account we already have: PlayStation Plus, Xbox Live, Nintendo Switch Online, Facebook or Google account.

At the end of the registration a window will open where there are links for download Fortnite (always free) according to the platform in use: choose the platform or click on Mac if you have a MacBook or an iMac / Mac Pro.

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<p>Once the download is complete, click on the downloaded file to start the game installation (PC / Mac). After installation, start Fortnite, enter the login credentials created on the Epic Games registration page. At this point you can play and add friends registered with other Epic Games accounts.</p>
<h2 class=How to play Fortnite on PS4

If you own a Playstation 4, PS4 Slim or a PS4 Pro, you can play Fortnite in a very simple way, considering that the account required for the game is the same as that already used for other games and for purchases from the PlayStation Store.

On the console, start the PlayStation Store and select the "Search" item at the top (or "Search").

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<p>In the search bar, once inserted "Fortnite", you can proceed to download and install the game. In a few minutes you will be ready to play online with the same account already used on the Playstation. The really interesting thing that Fortnite <strong>does not require a subscription</strong> to Sony's online service (PS Plus) for online gaming.</p>
<p>The ability to easily use the mouse and keyboard on the Playstation 4 is also very convenient, an indication of how much the game represents a real exception in the gaming landscape.</p>
<p>Alternatively, for the installation of Fortnite on PS4, you can proceed from the PlayStation Store website and start the download remotely (to download and install it on the console in "stand by" connected to the internet). The game page on the store available below.</p>
<p><strong>LINK |</strong> Fortnite on PS4</p>
<h2 class=How to play Fortnite on Xbox One

If you have an Xbox One, One S or Xbox One X, simply reach the "Store" item or app and use the "Search" button to find Fortnite (if it is not already in the foreground).

Xbox One Store

Once you find the game, choose "Get" for download and installation. The account used in the game is the same as that associated with the console. Unfortunately, contrary to what happens on PS4 consoles, multiplayer gaming on Fortnite is only possible on Xbox One Xbox Live Gold membership holders (for a fee).

The only Microsoft console that requires subscription to online services to play multiplayer on Fortnite.

Alternatively, you can get the game from the Xbox Live web page with the ability to automatically install it on the console set in "sleep mode".

LINK | Fortnite on Xbox One

How to play Fortnite on the phone

Fortnite also available for mobile devices, with the advantage of being able to take epic battles wherever you are!

For devices Android, find all the information in our in-depth article entitled: Download and install Fortnite Mobile for Android (official Apk and Apk mod).

Fortnite also available for newer and more performing Apple devices (iPhone / iPad) from iPhone 6S onwards and requires at least iOS 11. Below is the link to download Fortinte for iOS:


Fortnite App Store and Android

To play it, just log in with an Epic Games account that you may have already obtained through other platforms or through the computer or you can create a new one. It's possible avoid playing with PC gamer or people who use consoles in order to obtain a challenge on par with those who play on smartphones or tablets.

Play Fortnite on Switch

If you own the Nintendo Switch portable console, play Fortnite quickly and easily. Access the Nintendo eShop and, with the magnifying glass button, search for the game.

Nintendo eShop searches for Fortnite

It is possible to download the game for Switch on the eShop web page, by logging in with theNintendo Account.

LINK | Nintendo

Fortnite page on Nintendo Switch from the web

You can use the Nintendo Account to immediately access the game or create a new account from scratch directly within the game, once downloaded and installed.

It is important to note that even on the hybrid console from Nintendo, it is possible to play online multiplayer in Fortnite without a subscription to online services of Nintendo.