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How to Play Split Screen Fortnite in PS4, Xbox, Nintendo Switch

How to Play Split Screen Fortnite
Written by Dhoom Strikas

How to Play Split Screen Fortnite in PS4, Xbox, Nintendo Switch: Fortnite is a Battle Royale game [ survival game] and makes your own world [creative game]which was launched in 2017 by Epic Games in collaboration with People Can Fly.

In recent months Fortnite gamers are most attracted to split screen feature in which you can play with your friend in the same game and device with two controllers

In split screen mode you can play a Battle Royale game with your friend on the same device. Isn’t it amazing! Just imagine that you can play a Battle Royale with friends on the same device that you can get only in Fortnite.

How To Play Split Screen Fortnite Switch?

As I have mentioned, the split screen feature in Fortnite is so famous. It enables two players to play together on a device only.

We all know that players get bored by other modes in a Battle Royale game but in the case of split screen it is in-game for 2 years but then also players are so much happy to play split screen in Fortnite. To enable split screen feature you have to do the following steps:-

  •  Navigate to the Main Menu
  • Ensure that both controllers connected to Nintendo switch consoles are connected and turned on .
  •  The second player is invited to select their account once controller connects
  • After that the leader appointed by the game has to press [A] and on other hand other players have to click on ready to enter in the lobby .
  • After holding [A] other player can be spotted in the Fortnite lobby

How To Play Split Screen Fortnite PS4?

As we all know split screen features allow two or more players to play together on a single device with their friends but you can only play split on some specific devices. You can play,in split screen in PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo switch users but PC and mobile users cannot enjoy the features of split screen mode. To play Fortnite with a split screen feature on ps4 is not a big issue if you have at least two controllers and players ready.

How to Play Split Screen in Fortnite on PS4

To play Fortnite in split screen feature you have to follow the given instructions:- Navigate to the Main Menu

  • Ensure that both controllers connected to Nintendo switch consoles are connected and turned on .
  •  The second player is invited to select their account once controller connects
  • After that the leader appointed by the game has to press [A] and on other hand other players have to click on ready to enter in the lobby .
  • After holding [A] other players can be spotted in the Fortnite lobby .

How To Play Split Screen In Fortnite Xbox?

 Fortnite is available in every system of PlayStations and Xbox with the feature of split screen , so you can play Fortnite on split screen on Xbox and PS4  As  I have mentioned earlier in this article PC and switch players cannot enjoy this feature but everyone is expecting an update by the epic game in which they also can get benefits to play split screen features in PC also.

To play Fortnite on Xbox you have to follow the following instruction

  • Navigate to the Main Menu
  • Make sure your friend’s controller is active and you both are ready to join
  • One joint other player is invited to choose his account 
  • After joining, the second player will meet you in the lobby .

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Which Mode Can Be Played With Split Screen On?

The best thing about a Battle Royale game I think is its variety in various modes. Fortnite also has many modes in it. So you all must think about which modes we can play with our friend on Split Screen.

So I have bad news for you all:( you can’t play creative and Team Rumble mode and you also can’t play solo mode here as solo players can’t compete with duo and squads).

I am also having some things which you all have to take in mind while playing Split Screen in Fortnite.

  • Fortnite split screen only shows Horizontal scene to both player you cannot appeal for vertical view in match, so you have to take a reliable friend as you have believe on what your friend is inspecting or seeing
  • If one controller disconnects during a game and if the game catches any user AFK [away from keyboard in other words offline ] ,the game will not only eliminate that player , the whole squad will be terminated . So better play split screen with reliable players .
  • You can’t see  other player profile as split screen starts only when match is in session
  • Player can’t share its skins with other player
  • Both players have to choose a single same language as Fortnite split screen cannot handle two different languages at  same time.

How to fix it if split-screen doesn’t work on PS4?

According to me, this is the most irritating bug in the whole split screen feature, so in this bug game did not ask for allowance for the second player and screen stop reacting, this is the most irritating glitch of ps4 for Fortnite in split screen because you can’t do anything from here.

But we are having suggestions for you to get rid of this problem.

 Epic Games suggested that if you face this problem you should restart the game 2-3 times and this problem will continue till further updates

But according to my personal experience, this problem is due to traffic on the split screen feature and the Fortnite server was not ready for this.

So to avoid this problem you should play using a good network and should not contact more with the interface till the game asks you for a second player.

Now you can enjoy Fortnite in split screen with your friend.

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