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11 Feb 2021

Do You Need An Active PS Plus Sub For Fortnite?

Epic Games' Fortnite is a sensational game, but is it free-to-play Fortnite without a PS Plus subscription?

With continuous crossovers and constant updates, Fortnite is one of the best Battle Royale experiences out there.

It's free-to-play regardless of platform, but does that mean free to play if you're on PlayStation?

Below, we'll run down everything you need to know about whether you can play Fortnite without a PS Plus subscription or not.

Do You Need PS Plus?

The answer to this one is pretty simple, don't worry.

In short, no. You don't need an active PS Plus subscription to play Fortnite on either your PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5.

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FISHSTICK! - One of the most popular skins in Fortnite at the moment

This is fantastic news and helps the title stick to it's "Free-to-play" claim, no matter what platform you're playing on.

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This applies to any free-to-play title currently available on the PlayStation Store. They're all free to play with, or without, an active PS Plus subscription.

You Need An Account Though

In order to actually download the game on your PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5, you'll need a PSN account.

These are free to make and most users should be prompted to make/add one to their console before they can access it fully.

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With a PSN account, even without an active PS Plus subscription, you can add Fortnite to your Game Library and download it to your console.

If you need to make a PSN account, you can Create An Account here.

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