Fortnite has joined the ranks of the newly popular battle royale style games. A colorful mix of violence and fun – the game drops you into a map with 99 other players to duke it out. Fortnite sets itself apart not only by its bright environments but its building mechanics. You’ll be creating ramps, walls, and platforms all in an effort to reach, or avoid, your competition.
As a free-to-play game Fortnite is available for anyone to download. Currently, it’s in-game purchases are devoted to cosmetics and a “battle pass” which allows you to earn prizes as you play. With a colorful art style and face paced fights, Fortnite has quickly gained a following on streaming services like Twitch. And with no required entry fee, this blast of a battle royale is welcoming to everybody!
Available across multiple platforms, including mobile, Fortnite has set itself apart as a low impact game welcome to all. But If you want to join in on the chaos you have to make sure you meet the Fortnite system requirements.
Fortnite Minimum System Requirements
In order to run Fortnite at a minimum, you’ll need a 2.4GHz processor on Windows 7/8/10 or Mac, 4GB of RAM, and at least an Intel HD 4000 video card.
The minimum specs you’ll need:
- Windows 7/8/10 64-bit + Mac OSX Sierra
- Core i3 2.4 GHz processor
- 4GB of system RAM
- Intel HD 4000 video card
As we said, Fortnite is not a taxing game, so go wild! You can enjoy the chaos at a buttery smooth 60 FPS that will leave you craving more.
Fortnite Recommended System Requirements
In order to run Fortnite on recommended settings, we suggest a Core i5 2.8GHz processor or greater, 8GB of system RAM, and a 2GB video card such as the Nvidia GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 7870 equivalent DX11 GPU.
The Fortnite system requirements for the best performance:
- Core i5 2.8 GHz processor
- 8GB of system RAM
- Nvidia GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 7870 equivalent DX11 GPU
- 2 GB VRAM
You’ll find it a bit trickier to meet the system requirements on Mac. If you’re uncertain how to check your Mac’s specs, we have you covered:
- In the top left of your screen click the Apple icon
- Choose ‘About this Mac’ from the drop-down menu
- Select the ‘More Information’ window
Fortnite Mac Requirements
From here you will be able to check on the specifications of your Mac. Additionally, there are some Macs that are better suited than others:
- MacBook Pro (555 may have issues, 560 is the recommended choice)
- iMac Pro
- Mac Pro
Don’t be afraid to play with settings to see what results you can get. If you want to be certain that you’re able to play you’ll want to make sure your Mac has the following specs:
- Mac OS X Sierra
- Intel HD 4000
- Core i3 2.4 GHz
- 4GB RAM
That’s Not All
Maybe Fornite isn’t the right style for you, don’t worry, we have a collection of games and their needed specs waiting for you. Whether you prefer PC, Mac, or console we have you covered.
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