Fortnite – How To Boost Your FPS, Performance Boost Guide

Most of the games nowadays come with the best optimizations possible, still games stutters, FPS drops even if you are running the best PC in the world. The reason could be anything, every game developer out there works as hard as possible to make sure their game is optimized enough and deliver the best experience to you. To find out possible reasons, and best fortnite settings we have created this handy guide for you to follow to sort out any issues that you might come up with the new PUBG competitor fortnite (PUBG is best comments duh).

Increase Fortnite FPS

Lower Down Your Settings

As you all might know that this guide might not work exactly similarly for everyone since everyone has different PC hardware and configurations for their computers. This guide will just help you out with the basics that can help improve your PC FPS.

First recommendation that every one will give you to increase the performance of Fortnite Battle Royale on PC would be to lower your in-game settings. Without having to compromise much of the gameplay, you can always lower down your settings and have fun at the same time. Even pro players use low settings, they just have draw distance set as Max so they can view players running around.

The highest performance eaters are Shadows and View Distance, whereas view distance is important in the game because it allows you to see other players at further distances. So you don’t want your self to put in disadvantage right, just lower down all other settings and keep draw distance at medium, turn shadows down to low. This will drastically improve your FPS in game.

Adjust GPU Settings

Make sure to adjust your GPU settings accordingly to make the most out of it. Always update the drivers (Click here for Nvidia, here for AMD).

Below we have mentioned a few things you should go change by heading to the Nvidia Control Panel

  • Open Nvidia Control Panel by right clicking on your desktop
  • Click on Manage 3D settings > Program Settings > and locate Fortnite. If you can’t find the name, just click on Add to locate it.
  • Set Max Pre-Rendered Frames to 1
  • Set Monitor Technology to G-Snyc (if available)
  • Enable Threaded Optimization
  • Set Power Management to Highest Performance
  • Enable Threaded Optimization
  • Set Refresh Rate to maximum available
  • Set¬†Multi-Display/Mixed GPU Acceleration to Single display performance mode.

Download Optimized Game Files

A YouTuber names PANJ has created a custom game config file that promises to boost the performance of the game. Many users have reported a gain of around 30-40 FPS using the settings.

  • Download the config file from here
  • Extract the contents of the file
  • Press CTRL + R and type “%localappdata%”
  • Copy paste the files to >¬†FortniteGame/Saved/Config/WindowsClient

Turn off Battery Saving Mode

There could be a possibility that your laptop/PC could be running on Battery Saving Mode, just turn it off and set it to High Performance.

Thanks to GamingScan, Fortnite Forums and Reddit.


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