Minimum age according to Fortnite
13+ Minimum age according to Fortnite

What is Fortnite?

Fortnite is a third-person shooter game where up to 100 players compete to be the last person or team standing. You can compete alone or join a team of up to four. You progress through the game by exploring the island, collecting weapons, building fortifications and engaging in combat with other players. You can make purchases for access to the full game or for bonus weapons. Players communicate with other players through online messaging or voice chat. Fortnite Battle Royale is a free version of the Fortnite game. 

Apps: Android

How do people use Fortnite?

Lean more about the benefits and risks associated with how people use online games like Fortnite.

Fortnite Battle Royale is used for: gaming, in-app purchasing, messaging/online chat, online relationships, screen capture and voice chat

How can you report online abuse or block someone?

  • Report a player 
    How to report a player who is being abusive or behaving inappropriately.
  • Block a player 
    How to block a player who is being abusive or behaving inappropriately. 
  • Stop friend requests 
    Automatically decline new friend requests.

How can you protect your personal information?

  • Protect your account 
    Learn how to make your account as secure as possible and what to do if your account has been hacked or breached.

Key safety links 

  • Code of conduct 
    Learn more about the expected behaviour from players of Fortnite. 
  • Support centre
    Offers a range of general help, safety and security information.
  • Privacy policy 
    Outlines Fortnite Battle Royale’s privacy policy guidelines.


Last updated: 19/02/2024

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