How do I squad up with friends cross-platform?

To squad up with friends cross-platform, you first need to make sure the Epic Games account you want to play on is registered. If you need to register your account, follow steps in this article.

Follow the steps below to squad up with friends cross-platform:
  1. If you haven’t already done so, download the Epic Games launcher on your PC.
  2. In the Epic launcher, click the friends icon.
    How to Play Fortnite With FriendsA pop-up window displays.
  3. Click Add Friend.
  4. Enter your friend's Epic display name or email address.
    NOTE: Your friend’s display name may not necessarily be the same as their console ID.
  5. Click Send. Repeat steps 3 and 4 for each friend you want to add.
  6. From your preferred console/platform, enter the game lobby and start a Duo or Squad match. Your friends can join you by clicking your display name and selecting Join Party.