'Fortnite' PS5 & Xbox Series X Upgrades, How to Transfer Progress Revealed


Epic Games has announced its next-gen upgrades for the uber-popular Fortnite.

On the official Epic Games blog on Monday, the developer confirmed that the battle royal game will be available to download on launch day for both the Xbox Series X/S and PS5. It also ran down all the upgrades and tweaks that Fortnite will go through when it drops for next-gen consoles next week.

fortnite ps5 xbox series x upgrades“Fortnite” is coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X at launch. Epic Games/PlayStation/Microsoft/NewsGeek


Fortnite will arrive on Xbox Series X/S on November 10. Players will see improvements in the game on Day 1, including faster load times, better graphics and much more.

The game will look better on next-gen consoles with the Series X toting 4K resolution at 60 FPS and the Series S having 1080P resolution at 60 FPS.

Players will experience a more dynamic and interactive world where grass and trees will respond to explosions and other items, including smoke and liquid. There will also be new Storm and cloud effects that you will see in the next-gen upgrade.

Fortnite players will definitely see significantly improved load times, allowing for players to enter matches faster than ever before.

Those who enjoy playing Fortnite on split screen can now do so on the Xbox Series X/S at 60 FPS.


With the PlayStation 5 version of the game launching November 12 with the PS5 itself, Fortnite players will enjoy the following upgrades on Day 1.

The PS5 will have Fortnite run with 4K resolution at 60 FPS.

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Similar to the Series X/S, PS5 owners will also see more dynamic visuals and physics, along with those aforementioned new Storm and cloud effects.

Use your Dualsense controller to immerse yourself in Fortnite better than before. Haptic feedback makes it feel like you’re holding one of your weapons. Along with general vibration support the Fortnite team has integrated haptic trigger feedback for ranged weapons.

Fortnite supports PS5’s Activities, starting with the ability to go straight into the Battle Royale Lobby with either Solo, Duos or Squads selected. Once in the Lobby, choose to queue up for your selected mode to jump into matches faster.

Speaking of, the PS5 will significantly reduce load times to get games started faster.

Also, like with the Xbox Series X/S iteration, the PS5 version of Fornite will support split screen at 60 FPS.


No matter which platform you first started playing Fortnite on, players will be able to transfer their progress to the Xbox Series X/S and PS5 with no problem.

On Xbox Series X/S, if you’ve transferred your Xbox profile from Xbox One, just download the Xbox Series X/S release of the game and get back into the action. On PlayStation 5, just download Fortnite from the PlayStation Store and log in with your Epic or PlayStation Network account.

Are you excited to jump back into Fortnite on next-gen consoles? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section.

Content courtesy of Newsweek.com published on , original article here.

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