Fortnite is designed to run well on a wide variety of PC hardware so that as
many players as possible can board the Battle Bus and play. To play Fortnite
at its best on PC, we recommend the following system specifications.
Recommended System Requirements
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 7870 or
equivalent DX11 GPU
Video Memory: 2 GB VRAM
Processor: Core i5-7300U 3.5 GHz
Memory: 8 GB RAM
OS: Windows 7/8/10 64-bit or Mac OS Mojave 10.14.6
Minimum System Requirements
Video Card: Intel HD 4000 on PC or Intel Iris Pro 5200
or equivalent AMD GPU on Mac
i3-3225 3.3 GHz
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Windows 7/8/10 64-bit or Mac OS
Mac computers must support Metal API. Check if your Mac supports Metal
Note: Fortnite no longer supports Nvidia cards on Mac.
If you just meet the minimum system requirements, Fortnite will run on your
machine, but probably not on the highest settings. Reducing the graphics
settings in Fortnite and
disabling background apps
How to verify your PC or Mac meets system requirements
- Click Start.
Type System Information and press Enter.
Go to the
to view and review your operating system, type of processor, and amount of
memory. Make sure these meet or exceed the requirements list above.
Fortnite requires a
Core i3-3225 3.3 GHz
and the system information file shows a
Core i7-7600U 2.8GHz, which meets (and exceeds) the minimum system requirements.
sign next to
Components to expand the list.
Display to show your video card(s).
Review your video card(s) to ensure the minimum requirements are met.
Fortnite requires an
Intel HD 4000
and the player’s file shows a
Nvidia GeForce 940MX, which meets (and exceeds) the minimum system requirements.
If you meet the requirements to run Fortnite but are having trouble use our
Clicking the Apple icon in the top left corner and select
About this Mac:
Compare your macOS version, Processor,
Memory and Graphics to the
Fortnite system requirements.
As an example with the above Mac:
- macOS: 10.15.4
- Processor: Intel i9 2.4 GHz
- Memory: 32 GB
- Graphics: AMD Radeon Pro 5500M
This Mac exceeds the requirements to run Fortnite as it as a higher version of
macOS, a faster processor, more memory, and a good enough video card.
Note: Mac on Fortnite is not receiving any of the
latest Fortnite updates and the playable version is 13.40.