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How to Fix Lag in Fortnite

Fortnite has been one of the decade’s most well-known video games worldwide. Created by Epic Games Fortnite is one of the best battle-royale games out there. However, the game does require some buff from your system. If you wish to remove lag from your gaming experience, then continue with the post.

How to Fix Lag in Fortnite

Encountering lag in the middle of a fight could be really frustrating and stressful at the same time. To fix Fortnite lag follow the mentioned steps:

What is Lag?

Lag is when your system slows down or freezes during a game. There are two types of lag encountered during games: FPS and Network

  • Frame Per Second (FPS) Lag

It is the speed your game operates at. When the frame rate of your game decreases, then you face lag. It majorly happens during rapidly changing environment or excessive in-game movements.

  • Network Lag

This lag happens because of your internet speed fluctuations. If you do not have a stable internet network, then you are bound to face network lag.

Console players cannot do much for FPS lag as their graphics settings are locked but PC players can. Follow the below-mentioned tips to remove FPS lag from your system.

  1. Display Resolution

Always choose the best possible display resolution to limit your frame rate. This makes sure that you take full advantage of HUD elements on your PC.

  1. Frame Rate Limit

Either make it unlimited or limit the frame rate to PC’s standard refresh rate. This will decrease the screen tearing and improve input latency.

  1. 3D resolution

Your game operates well if you set the 3D resolution high. Keep it on the highest settings possible. Lower it only as a last possible resort.

  1. Anti-Aliasing

This feature decreases aliasing in an image. This helps when you are running the game on 1080p or lower. If you are running the game on higher pixels, then it is better to keep it off.

  1. Textures

You should set the texture to Low on a VRAM lower than 2GB or adjust it to your liking.

  1. Show FPS

Run the application to keep track of your FPS in real-time. Choose the best settings and keep track of your FPS on the application.

Network Lag

To fix network lag on your system, follow the given steps.

  1. Ethernet Cable

While Wi-Fi has leapt a great deal in the previous decade, it is still best to use an Ethernet cable while playing. While Wi-Fi is prone to latency and network interference, Ethernet cable is not.

  1. Enable QoS (Quality of Service)

It reduces overall activity on your network and ensures that you get stable net speed. Switch it On to restrict background data usage.

  1. Reduce Background Data Usage

If you cannot use QoS, then it is best to restrict the background data usage yourself. Stop any download, streams, or torrents running in the background to enjoy the best network connection.

  1. Upgrade the Internet connection

The best way to fix the network lag is to upgrade your internet connection. Choose the most suitable plan for you and enhance the connection.

Aida Martin  is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cybersecurity. She writes about the latest updates regarding and how it can improve the work experience of users. Her articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs, and websites.


Published by Aida Martin

IT expert having deep knowledge about PC antivirus products. Mainly researching and writing blogs.

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