How to play split screen in Fortnite - PC, PS4, Switch, Android, iOS and Xbox

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A look at the planet Fortnite

We can easily say that Fortnite, is on the right track. This video game appeared in the life of the gamer community at the right time, gaining an excellent popularity index thanks to the use that several celebrities have given it.

As well as being attractive enough for this game's tournaments to play. Are you joining an incredible journey into the world of Fortnite?

Trend since its launch

The year 2017 will see the launch of one of the most controversial video games of recent years. An authentic survival game full of emotions, to be shared with people from different parts of the world and in different styles of play.

Not even a month had passed in which Fortnite had already added at least ten million people enjoying this marvel of the game every day. People of all ages have been included in the great fever that is this hilarious game.

Was there anything missing from this game?

Despite the enormous popularity that Fortnite had achieved, players continued to feel that something could be missing that could make the game much more fun or interesting… if possible. In each update he left all his fans breathless, however the company never ceased to amaze.

And it has arrived! The company in charge of the design and development of the game has found the right key and, since 2019, has made available to its users the possibility of play split screen, update available for different gaming platforms.

What is the "split screen" mode?

With this Fortnite update it is been added the possibility for multiple players to participate in the same game from the same console. However, this isn't a feature that isn't as easy to use as anyone might think.

Requirements for playing in split screen

Certain conditions apply to enjoy this extraordinary function which, without a doubt, was one of the most desired by the large community of users of this video game.

To begin with, it is important to note that the split screen function it is only enabled for the PS4 and Xbox platforms. Therefore, the rest of the users who play this game via Nintendo Switch, Android, iOS and PC will have to wait a little longer.

  • Those who play Fortnite via Xbox must have an Xbox Live Gold membership.
  • The second player must have a profile, either on the PlayStation or Xbox platform (if you don't have one of these accounts, don't worry, the registration process is completely free and fast).
  • Finally, you must have an Epic Games account (the sign up process is also free and easy to do).

Split screen on PS4

As you will see, the process is a bit bureaucratic, but it will definitely be worth it to take in the fun and entertainment this feature offers. For PlayStation users, the steps to follow are as follows:

  • Activate the main and secondary profiles (by pressing the center button on the controller and entering the PlayStation ID from the main screen).
  • Once the game has started, the second player must hold the X button on the controller to participate.
  • The second player will be shown in the main room and all that remains is to start the game.

Process for Xbox

The way to activate this feature on Xbox is a little different, but just as simple. When activating the first profile, the second controller will have to press the central Xbox button to activate their own using the " add guest ".

Once the game starts, the second controller will press Button A so that his character appears in the main room. And, as in PS4, it would be enough just to start the game.

Hours of fun guaranteed!

Despite an easy but bureaucratic registration and eligibility process, this feature grants Fortnite users on the platforms described above a very interesting new way to admire one of today's best games. To enjoy!

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