The collected data will be used to make some improvements to the game that will be repurposed during 2020.

What's new with DirectX 12

According to Epic, using DX12 PC players with high-end GPUs can experience a higher and more stable frame rate. This is because DX12 provides better CPU performance and enables the deployment of rendering processes across multiple cores.

It also plans to add DX12-specific features in the long run, and this will give you the opportunity to "eliminate all bugs" by evaluating how the technology works in the current game state.

Fortnite hardware requirements for PC version

Fortnite's system requirements are quite low. The use of the Unreal engine and the choice to use a more "animated" graphics than that of its competitors makes the game more accessible to everyone.

Minimum requirements:

  • CPU: Core i3 2.4GHz
  • RAM: 4GB RAM
  • HDD: 16GB
  • GPU: Intel HD 4000 (integrated graphics)
  • OS: Windows 7, 8, Windows 10 64-bit
  • DirectX: Version 11

Recommended requirements:

  • CPU: Core i5 2.8GHz
  • RAM: 8GB RAM
  • HDD: 16GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 / AMD Radeon HD 7870 2GB VRAM.
  • OS: Windows 7, 8.1, Windows 10 64-bit
  • DirectX: Version 12


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