Fortnite Now Available through Xbox Cloud Gaming - Play via Browser on Mobile and PC with Xbox Cloud Gaming for Free!

5.11.2022
By The Fortnite Team

Play Fortnite via browser on iOS, iPadOS, Android phones and tablets, and Windows PC with Xbox Cloud Gaming — no paid subscription required! Because Xbox Cloud Gaming streams games via a browser, it still works well on most low-end devices as long as you have a high-speed internet connection. 

You do not need an Xbox Game Pass subscription to play Fortnite through Xbox Cloud Gaming. All you need is a free Microsoft account, high-speed internet connection, and compatible device. Once you’re ready, go to Xbox.com/play to start playing with mobile touch controls or a supported controller. See our FAQ below for more details.

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Fortnite via Xbox Cloud Gaming - FAQ


How do I access Fortnite through Xbox Cloud Gaming?

On your iPhone or iPad, Android smartphone or tablet, or Windows PC, open your web browser and go to Xbox.com/play. From there, launch Fortnite. 

The supported web browsers for Xbox Cloud Gaming are: Safari, Google Chrome, and Microsoft Edge. Keep an eye on the Xbox support website for any updates to this list.

Fortnite through Xbox Cloud Gaming is available through browser only, and is not available to launch via the Xbox Cloud Gaming mobile app, Xbox app on Windows, or the Xbox console game library.
 



If I start playing Fortnite through Xbox Cloud Gaming, will my progress transfer over from other platforms?

Yes! You just need to make sure your Microsoft/Xbox account is linked to the same Epic account you use on other platforms. For help linking your Xbox account to your Epic account, check out the following article: How do I link my console account to my Epic Games account using the web?

If your accounts are linked, your progress will also transfer to other platforms you use your Epic account on. 
 



Are all current Fortnite game modes available to play through Xbox Cloud Gaming?

On Windows devices, all current Fortnite game modes are available to play through Xbox Cloud Gaming, including Battle Royale, Zero Build, Impostors, Save the World, and community-made games.

On smartphones and tablets, Save the World is unavailable to play through Xbox Cloud Gaming. However, all other current Fortnite game modes are available to play.
 



What controllers can I use to play Fortnite via Xbox Cloud Gaming?

The below listed controllers currently support Xbox Cloud Gaming. On mobile devices specifically, players can use either a controller or touch controls. Check out the Xbox support website for more details and any updates to this list.

Microsoft 

  • Xbox Wireless Controller (Bluetooth or USB connection)

  • Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 1 (USB connection)

  • Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 (Bluetooth or USB connection)

  • Xbox Adaptive Controller (Bluetooth or USB connection)


8BitDo

  • SN30 Pro Controller for Xbox Cloud Gaming on Android (Bluetooth connection)

  • N30 Pro 2 (Bluetooth or USB connection)


Backbone

  • Backbone One (Compatible with iOS via Lightning port only)


Ipega

  • 9023s Extending Game Controller (Bluetooth connection)


MYGT

  • Gamepad (Bluetooth connection)


PowerA

  • MOGA XP5-X Plus Bluetooth Controller for Mobile & Cloud Gaming Android/PC (Bluetooth or USB connection)

  • MOGA XP5-A Plus Bluetooth Controller for Android/Windows 10 (Bluetooth or USB connection)


Razer

  • Kishi for Android (Xbox) (USB connection)

  • Raiju Mobile Gaming Controller for Android (Bluetooth or USB connection)

  • Junglecat (Bluetooth connection)


Sony

  • DualShock 4 Wireless Controller (Bluetooth connection)


SteelSeries

  • Stratus XL for Windows, Android, and VR (Bluetooth connection)
     



Is there a list of devices verified for Xbox Cloud Gaming?

Below is a list of devices that Xbox Cloud Gaming is verified to work on. Please note this list is not exhaustive, meaning Xbox Cloud Gaming may work on devices not listed.

iPhones

  • iPhone XR

  • iPhone XS

  • iPhone 11

  • iPhone 11 Pro

  • iPhone 12 Mini

  • iPhone 12

  • iPhone 12 Pro

  • iPhone 12 Pro Max


iPads

  • iPad Air (3rd Gen)

  • iPad Air (4th Gen)

  • iPad Pro 11 2nd Gen

  • iPad Mini 5th Gen

  • iPad 8th Gen


Android

No specific Android devices are verified, but please note Android is officially supported by Xbox Cloud Gaming.

Windows Devices 

  • Surface Go

  • Surface Go 2

  • Surface Pro 6

  • Surface Pro X

  • Surface Pro 7+

  • Surface Laptop

  • Surface Laptop 3

  • Surface Book 2

     



Are there any system requirements to use Xbox Cloud Gaming?

The current internet and OS requirements are listed below. For fuller system requirements, please see the Xbox support website. Keep an eye on the website for any updates to the requirements. 

iPhones and iPads

  • OS version: iOS 14.4 or later

  • Internet connection:

    • 10 Mbps or higher for iPhone, 20 Mbps or higher for iPad

    • Connected to a 5 GHz Wi-Fi network (A 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi network will work but isn’t currently optimized) 

    • Cellular network connectivity also available


Android Smartphones and Tablets

  • OS version: Android 6.0 or later

  • Internet connection:

    • 7 Mbps or higher

    • Connected to a 5 GHz Wi-Fi network (A 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi network will work but isn’t currently optimized)

    • Cellular network connectivity also available


Windows Devices

  • OS version: Windows 10 October 2020 Update or later

  • Internet connection:

    • 20 Mbps or higher

    • Connected to a 5 GHz Wi-Fi network (A 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi network will work but isn’t currently optimized)

    • Note: A wired connection is the best option for network quality