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  • Summary: Jump in to be the last one standing in the free 100-player Battle Royale. Build huge forts. Outwit your opponents. Earn your Victory. Squad up together online with friends in the same room or around the world. BUILD & DESTROY - Shape the battlefield by building your own cover. OpponentJump in to be the last one standing in the free 100-player Battle Royale. Build huge forts. Outwit your opponents. Earn your Victory. Squad up together online with friends in the same room or around the world. BUILD & DESTROY - Shape the battlefield by building your own cover. Opponent hiding behind a wall? Take out their cover to get the edge. GEAR UP - Board the battle bus and drop in on your favorite zone. Gather resources, collect gear, and battle your opponents. SQUAD UP WITH FRIENDS - Team up online with your friends around the world or in the same room. WEEKLY UPDATES & EVENTS - Updates constantly fuel the fun with new gameplay modes, outfits, weapons and items. [Nintendo]
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  1. NF Magazine
    Sep 5, 2018
    95
    One of the best multiplayer experiences on the Switch – if not the best! [Issue #35 – September/October 2018, p. 24]
  2. Jun 21, 2018
    90
    They said it wasn't possible on Switch, but now it's here, Nintendo fans won't be able to escape the phenomenon for any longer. It nails the get a little better each time feel, and that's what makes it so addictive. Add in the Save the World mode and it's an equal match for the other systems.
  3. Aug 7, 2018
    85
    Fortnite Battle Royale delivers a perfect balance in gunplay, progression and sandbox elements. No wonder it may be 2018's gaming phenomenon. We even like the way microtransactions allow players to enter new challenges and earn cosmetics for the game, but don´t alter the core mechanics.
  4. Jun 14, 2018
    80
    Fortnite for Nintendo Switch delivers the same fun, compelling battle royale experience already available on the other platforms.
  5. Jul 16, 2018
    80
    Fortnite on Nintendo Switch is a well done port despite its graphical downgrades. It contains the same great Battle Royale gameplay the title is known for, and it's just as addictive and exciting as ever. Collecting materials, swapping out guns, and building forts never gets old, even though you are going to be dying a lot. If you have never played the game before, then this is the perfect time to give it a shot, especially since it's free to play.
  6. Jun 15, 2018
    80
    Epic has delivered the full fat Fortnite: Battle Royale experience on the ‘homeheld’. The omission of Save the World is disappointing, and you’re sure to notice the framerate difference if you’re coming from other consoles, but performance-wise, it’s steady and perfectly playable. There’s room for improvement – motion-assisted aiming should be top of the patch list – but ultimately, that just-one-more feeling survives the transition intact. Before you know it, you’ll be eyeing the clock at 3:56 am thinking ‘hmm, that’s not a round number’. The heart-pounding suspense of making it to the final two may not be healthy, but it sure is addictive.
  7. Jun 14, 2018
    78
    Fortnite is not a masterpiece, yet it is one of the most important games in the current videogame panorama. If you are wondering why this happened, you just have to hold the joycons and spend a few minutes in the company of ninety-nine other players, whether you are at home or at lunch at work. Warning: it could be addictive.

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  1. Jun 16, 2018
    10
    Fortnite on a Handheld console is great. Ive been wanting this port for ages and its finally here! A few things that need to be fixed, but i'mFortnite on a Handheld console is great. Ive been wanting this port for ages and its finally here! A few things that need to be fixed, but i'm sure it will be fixed in updates in the future. Also if you are thinking of buying a Switch just for Fortnite, go ahead because its that good. Also it looks a lot better than Mobile and the controls are way better as well. Go download it now if you haven't already because it's a free game. 10/10 Great Port Expand
  2. Jun 18, 2018
    9
    Fortnite is actually really fun on Switch! I never really expected it to be because of the fact that you need to pay to change your skin andFortnite is actually really fun on Switch! I never really expected it to be because of the fact that you need to pay to change your skin and do lots of stuff. Even with that aside, it's a really fun game!
    Heres what Fortnite does right
    -Small map that makes it easier to find enemies
    -Good graphics
    -Variety of Battle Royale modes, not just the same one all the time.
    -Lots of different weapons
    -Too many others to list
    I give this game a 10/10, I couldn't find any problems, and 30FPS doesn't bother me
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  3. Aug 29, 2018
    8
    This is overall a good port for Switch. The 30fps dosn't bother me that much and it's still Fortnite. Now all we have to do is wait for SaveThis is overall a good port for Switch. The 30fps dosn't bother me that much and it's still Fortnite. Now all we have to do is wait for Save the World. Expand
  4. Aug 6, 2018
    4
    The Switch version of Fortnite is the second-worst version, the worst being mobile. the only reason it's better is because it's not anThe Switch version of Fortnite is the second-worst version, the worst being mobile. the only reason it's better is because it's not an unplayable mess like mobile, but only half the time. Playing in handheld mode is simply uncomfortable, but still playable.

    But when you have the Switch docked and playing on a TV, it strains itself too much, to the point where the FPS gets so low ON THE MAIN MENU you can see the visual lag, not to mention when you get into the game, where tilted takes for-fricking-ever to load if it's the place you land at.

    Also, in certain big and named locations like tilted and greasy, the game freezes for a few good solid seconds when you pick up a gun for the first time after landing. Every. Damn. Time. Worse, this isn't limited to this one instance. It can happen when you are in an intense build-battle, but because your character is still moving when you freeze, and you are unable to change direction or stop them until you unfreeze, you've probably fallen off and died because of BS you can't control.

    Because of all this, the best way to play this game is probably in tabletop mode. You don't have to uncomfortably hold the Switch and play like in handheld mode, and don't have the frame issues and freezing like when docked. The only problem is the small screen and, if you care, mobile-like graphics.

    P.S This review is only on Battle Royale because Epic Games didn't bother to put in Save the World, which affects the rating I give the game.
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  5. Mar 9, 2019
    2
    well i used to play this game and it was fun , but now , i wonder WHEN THE HELL WILL EPIC BAN THE HACKERS
  6. Mar 30, 2019
    0
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. this game is very bad. Damage with shotgun 30 damage every damage 30 at close range omg this very bad game in the world Expand
  7. Jul 14, 2018
    0
    I have tried and tried and tried this game based on all the hype. Graphics are average, gameplay is average, controls are terrible compared toI have tried and tried and tried this game based on all the hype. Graphics are average, gameplay is average, controls are terrible compared to similar games. I can't believe the craze. Expand

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