Fortnite guide: everything you need to know to secure a Victory Royale

It's fair to say that Fortnite has become something a phenomenon, with 45 million players battling it out for that all-important Victory Royale. Whether it's Drake and Ninja smashing Twitch streaming records or Alexa telling you where to drop, it's clear that Fortnite is the current hot ticket in the gaming world, and with Fortnite Season 4 remixing the map and adding new gameplay elements interest is only continuing to grow.

With that in mind, jumping straight into a battle with 99 other players can feel daunting, especially as some of Fortnite's systems take a bit of practice to get used to. We've collected all of our tips and tricks, walkthroughs, and other guides here to ensure you have the knowledge to be victorious.

Fortnite Battle Royale guides

If you're looking for help with Fortnite then you've come to the right place. We've spent hundreds of hours exploring the map, experimenting with various tactics, and solving challenges to bring you a definitive selection of guides, covering all the information you'll need to fight your way to a Victory Royale.

Fortnite Battle Royale Tips

If you're new to Fortnite Battle Royale then you may be looking for some pointers to get started, or if you're a more experienced player then perhaps you'd like to top up your existing knowledge. Either way, take a look at our Fortnite tips for 12 things you should know before playing.

Fortnite Battle Royale Battle Pass Challenges Guide

Every week, Battle Pass holders get seven Battle Pass Challenges to complete, which level up their characters and unlock new items such as outfits and emotes. Some are straightforward, whereas others require certain actions to be performed or collectibles to be found, and we've got everything covered in our regularly updated Fortnite Battle Pass Challenges guide.

Fortnite Season 4 Tier 100 challenge rewards

Fortnite Battle Royale Tier 100 Challenge Guide

What happens when you earn enough Battle Stars to reach Battle Pass Tier 100? The answer is you unlock one final set of challenges to complete, and you can see exactly what they are in our Fortnite Tier 100 Challenge guide.

Fortnite Battle Royale Llama Locations Guide

If you're lucky enough to spot a llama piñata during a match then make a beeline to grab it, as they're super rare and contain lots of useful items and resources. For more information on these elusive llamas and what they contain, visit our Fortnite Llama locations guide.

Fortnite Battle Royale Secret Locations and Easiest Chests

All Fortnite players will be familiar with the enticing chime of a nearby chest waiting to be opened, but unless you're one of the first to reach an area then chances are they may have all been cleared out already. If you want to find hidden loot in secret locations then follow our Fortnite secret chest guide.

Fortnite Battle Royale Weapons Guide

With so many different weapons available and only five slots to keep them in, it can be hard to decide what to take with you and what to discard. If you're looking for advice, then read our Fortnite weapons guide to find out which are the best guns and learn some strategies for victory.

Fortnite Battle Royale Vending Machines Locations Guide

As well as building, you can now use your wood, stone, and metal resources in vending machines to exchange for weapons and items. Take a look at our Fortnite Vending Machines guide to find out what's in them and where they are.

Fortnite Battle Royale Easter Eggs and Secrets

If you want to know about Fortnite Easter eggs and secrets, our interview with lead designer Eric Williamson explains why despite its 40 million players, no-one has found all of Fortnite’s Easter eggs.

Fortnite Save The World guide

With all the hype surrounding Fortnite Battle Royale, it's easy to forget that there's a whole other PvE game available in Fortnite Save The World. Although Epic state that this mode will become free to play at some point in 2018, for the time being you'll have to invest in a Founder's Pack if you want early access. For those playing right now, here's some help for fighting off the zombie hoards.

Fortnite Save The World Tips

Fortnite Save the World features a whole host of layered menus, systems, and meta-game content, which aren't fully explained by the in-game tutorials and can seem overwhelming, so we've broken things down to make it more manageable. If you're playing the PvE mode then you should check out our Fortnite Save the World tips for hints on how to survive, thrive, and win.


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