Published on December 16th, 2020 | by Adrian Gunning

Fortnite performance updates hit next-gen console and PC

Today’s Fortnite update (v15.10) brings some exciting updates — 120 FPS support for Battle Royale/Creative on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S and a Performance Mode for lower-end PC players!

120 FPS support (PS5, Xbox Series X|S)

With the release of v15.10, Fortnite has added 120 FPS support in Battle Royale/Creative on both Xbox Series X|S and PS5! To play in 120 FPS, enter the Fortnite Video settings and toggle on “120 FPS Mode.”

Additionally, the max resolution on Xbox Series S @ 60 FPS has been increased from 1080p to 1200p in all game modes.

For more information, head over to blog about Fortnite on next-gen.

PC Performance Mode
Smaller download. Better performance. Older PC specs have a new option for playing the game.

Available in Alpha, Performance Mode is selectable through the in-game settings menu and offers significant performance gains by trading out visual quality to lower memory usage and lighten the load on CPU and GPU. For players already on low scalability settings or less powerful hardware, this mode will allow the game to run better than ever before and maintain a smoother framerate.

With the launch of Performance Mode, players will also be able to opt-out of high-resolution textures through the Epic Games Launcher installation options page. This will remove around 14GB of high-resolution content for a final game size as low as 17GB  with all optional components removed.

For more details on Performance Mode, check on the announcement on

About the Author'

Adrian lives in Melbourne Australia and has a huge passion for gaming, technology and pop culture. He recently finished his a Bachelor of Journalism and is currently focusing on games journalism. When not writing and playing video games, Adrian can be found in Comics 'R' Us debating the pros of the DC Universe and cons of the Marvel Universe.

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