25 Sep 2020 5:23 PM +00:00

Fortnite Split-Screen: Season 12 Reveal Trailer and How to Enable It

After almost three years since its worldwide release, the world's most popular game has finally come out with one the most sought after features!

Although it may be rarer for players to use split-screen now, it is great when playing with a sibling or a mate on games with duo modes like Fortnite!

With the current release of split-screen, and the holiday season approaching soon we will take you through all the Fortnite split-screen features as well how to enable it!



The new split-screen trailer for Fortnite was released today worldwide, as you can tell by the trailer when you load up a match your view may be restricted with some bars on the side depending on the monitor you are playing on.

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This is done so the resolution can lock at the standard 1920X1080, which has become the permanent resolution for Fortnite players.

Enabling Split-Screen

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Since this is a split-screen option you will not be able to enable it on PC, so you will need either a PS4 or an Xbox and two controllers.


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Once you boot up Fortnite, you are going to want to select duos or squads or any game mode that has more than one person.

After this, you will already have one account logged in to select the game mode, the other player is going to want to plug in their controller and an option to enable split-screen will pop up.

After this, you can change who has control of Fortnite's menu by pressing one button, and there you go!