Fortnite download guide

If you're looking for a Fortnite download to play Epic Games’ hit battle royale, we're here to send you in the right direction to get building ASAP.

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Fortnite downloads are easy and quick, but with so many places to play, heading to the right destination can be a little irritating. So, we’ve collected together all the different ways to play Fortnite, where to download it, and how to complete the process.

So, head downstairs article-wise to get the Fortnite download lowdown. Once you’re all set, check out our favorite Fortnite skins, the latest Fortnite patch notes, and a guide to Fortnite creative. With PT’s help, you’ll be a battle royale master in no time, buddy.

Here’s how to complete a Fortnite download on all your devices.

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How do I download Fortnite on Nintendo Switch?

Downloading Fortnite on Nintendo Switch is super simple, just follow these steps:

  • Boot up your Nintendo Switch
  • Head to the eShop
  • Search ‘Fortnite’
  • Hit the icon
  • Press download
  • All done!

Once downloaded, you’ll be able to drop in and play straightaway – and the game should update automatically, too.

How do I download Fortnite on iOS?

You can’t download Fortnite on iOS, but you can play via the cloud. Just follow these steps:

  • Head to the Fortnite Xbox Cloud Gaming page
  • Log in with your Microsoft account
  • Find Fortnite
  • Get playing

This method is via the cloud, so requires a solid internet connection. You don’t need to subscribe to Xbox Cloud Gaming, Fortnite is completely free through the service.

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How do I download Fortnite on Android?

Luckily, downloading Fortnite on Android is simple, just follow these steps:

  • Head to the Epic Games App download page
  • Boot up the app
  • Download Fortnite
  • Get playing!

You could also probably find an APK on the internet if you’d rather, but be careful that you’re downloading from a reputable source.

How do I download Fortnite on a PC?

A Fortnite download on PC is a piece of cake, just follow the instructions below:

  • Head to the Fortnite download page
  • Click the Windows icon
  • Open the downloaded item
  • Follow the instructions

Definitely, the easiest way to grab a Fortnite download is on a PC.

How do I download Fortnite on Mac?

Downloading Fortnite on Mac requires the Epic Games Store app. Here’s how to do it:

  • Download the Epic Games Launcher
  • Open it up and follow the instructions
  • Find Fortnite in the app
  • Hit get the head to the library to download right away
  • Get playing!

There we go then, all the methods to grab a Fortnite download no matter where you want to play. For more, check out our Fortnite leaks, Fortnite toys, and our favorite battle royale games available today. Or, we’ve got Fruit Battlegrounds codes for some freebies in the Roblox hit.