How to Download & Install Fortnite on Windows 10

It’s finally here! The most popular game in the world has made its way to Windows 10.

Fortnite Battle Royale is now available for all Windows 10 users and can be downloaded directly from the Microsoft Store.

If you are already playing on Xbox One or PlayStation 4, then this will be a seamless transition into another platform that offers cross-platform play with your friends who own other consoles.

This guide explains how to download & install Fortnite on Windows 10. We hope you enjoy it!

Before downloading and installing Fortnite On Your PC, make sure you meet the required system requirements.

Fortnite System Requirements

So that you can play it without any lagging or any issues, make you meet this.

The official system requirements are as follows:

  • OS: Windows 7,8,10
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 2GHz or AMD Phenom II 2GHz
  • Memory: 8GB RAM
  • GPU: Intel HD 4000 or GeForce GTX 650 or Radeon HD 7750
  • Hard Drive Space: 15GB Recommended

If you already have these specifications on your system, head forward towards the guide for getting it on your PC.

Step By Step Guide To Play Fortnite On Windows 10

Downloading Fortnite on Windows 10 is a pretty simple and straightforward process, here’s how it works:

Step 1. Download The Fortnite Game From Microsoft Store:

Sign in to your Microsoft account.

Go to the official Microsoft Store website & search for “Fortnite”. Once you find the main page for Fortnite click on the green button that says “Get The Game”.

Step 2. Install Fortnite On Your Computer:

The installer should start immediately, which you can see when the “Get The Game” button changes to “Install” after a short amount of time.

After clicking on the install button, it will take approximately 10 minutes for all files & data to be installed onto your computer.

Once installation is complete, click finish and open up the game!

Step 3. Login With Epic Games Account

Before playing Fortnite for the first time you must log in with an Epic Games account (existing players only).

Head over to

Enter in your unique code that was given when downloading Fortnite from the Microsoft Store.

This brings you to another website where you must fill out your personal information and agree to the Terms of Service.

Enjoy Fortnite On Your PC With Friends

Once you have successfully installed Fortnite on your PC, the next step is to jump right in with friends!

Epic Games has also released a full list of systems requirements for playing Fortnite on Windows 10. Which i have already discussed with you guys.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can You Use Mouse & Keyboard On Console?

Yes but only officially if you use what is called a “Xim Adapter” which you plug into your console via USB and then you can use Mouse & Keyboard on PS4 or Xbox One.

Does Fortnite Have Split Screen?

No, split-screen is not supported but you can play with other consoles so your friends who have a PS4 or Xbox One can team up with you on PC!

What Happens To Your Progress If You Switch Between Consoles?

Fortnite Save Data will be linked to the Epic Games account that was used for downloading/purchasing it in the first place, regardless of what platform that is being accessed from.
So if you’re really liking playing Fortnite on your Xbox One and all of a sudden you feel like playing on your PS4, you won’t have to worry about losing any progress or anything of that sort.


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