Fortnite has been confirmed for Next Gen, but how will it play on Series X?
Latest - Details Revealed
Epic Games has showcased all the features going to be implemented when the consoles arrive in just over a week.
Check it out here or below!
4K RESOLUTION AT 60 FPS ON SERIES X
Experience Fortnite on Xbox like never before on Xbox Series X with stunning 4K running at a smooth 60 FPS.
DYNAMIC VISUALS AND PHYSICS ON SERIES X
Experience a more dynamic and interactive world with grass and trees responding to explosions, enhanced fluid simulations for smoke and liquid (cooler-looking smoke and liquid effects), and all-new Storm and cloud effects.
1080P RESOLUTION AT 60 FPS ON SERIES S
Hop into any game mode and enjoy 1080P running at a smooth 60 FPS. The Xbox Series S will support most of the visual enhancements available on the Series X.
GET INTO MATCHES FASTER
Loading performance has been significantly upgraded, not only improving texture loading but also helping you get into a match from game start-up much faster.
ENHANCED SPLIT SCREEN
On Xbox Series X|S, Split Screen now supports 60 FPS.
Xbox Series X|S Pre-orders OPEN!
You can now reserve your Xbox Series X or Series S.
Stock is going fast, so act quick to get your hands on one of the consoles!
Fortnite Confirmed for Xbox Series X
IT HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED. Fortnite is coming to Next Gen!
Confirmed during Epic Games' stint at Summer Games Fest, we now know that the world's biggest game will appear on PS5 and Xbox Series X.
What we know so far
Epic Games release an article all about Fortnite on Next Gen consoles on its website.
Is this an all-new Fortnite?
No, this is not a new version of Fortnite. It’s Fortnite optimised to take advantage of the new hardware and features on next-gen consoles.
How will Fortnite take advantage on Next-Gen Hardware?
More powerful hardware allows Epic to improve performance and visuals.
At launch, the version of Fortnite released on next-gen consoles will be built with Unreal Engine 4.
It will then be migrated to Unreal Engine 5 in mid-2021.
We can suspect that the Fortnite version that will be playable on the Xbox Series X may release as soon as the console hits the shelves later this fall.
If it does not release as soon as the Series X launches, expect it to within the following weeks just in time of the holiday season.
The big news is here is that Unreal Engine 5 will level up the graphic on Fortnite.
At first, Fortnite on Next Consoles will be on Unreal Engine 4, but this will be updated to UE5 in 2021.
Since the Series X is going to have the internal hardware to power games up to 120 FPS, console gamers are due to have a substantial increase to their gaming experience.
For those who do not remember, Epic Games recently implemented the Chaos Physics Engine for the latest season of Fortnite.
This new engine has allowed Epic Games to pull of these marvellous events such as the Travis Scott Astronomical concert.
When Fortnite does indeed get ported over to the Series X, we can suspect a large increase in frame rate for users.
As of now, there is little gameplay of any title confirmed for the PS5; we do however suspect Fortnite will release some in the coming months.
All we saw from Epic Games was a demo for an untitled game, which is perhaps not relatable to Fortnite!
Watch this space to see what does appear, however.
In the coming months keep your eyes peeled on any official Fornite social media accounts.