While the instructions might differ depending on whether you play on PC, PS4, Xbox One, or Nintendo Switch, we’ve got you covered. Close. I've gone ahead and done my research, and compiled many pieces of evidence for these problems. No issues at all in my switch, sure isnt your sd card? Redownload Fornite. I've found performance is OK in handheld mode. This Tuesday I installed it in the internal memory too instead of the SD as before, but some friends are experiencing most of the issues and they have the game in the SD. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Discussion. Given the enormous popularity of Fortnite and the enthusiasm most players have for sharing exciting match highlights (especially that coveted Battle Royale victory) to social media, Epic is probably bracing for impact to receive loud complaints from upset players. 5.- During battles, A button is laggy. Kotaku is reporting that Sean Hamilton, one of Fortnite's community managers, has confirmed the disappearance alongside an explanation: "You may have noticed we’ve disabled the Video Capture feature on Nintendo Switch as of the v5.40.2 client update. Note: The world load in issue I do not have (game is installed directly on Switch). Just have to be patient. However, Hamilton tells Kotaku that Epic will consider adding video capture back into Fortnite for Switch as an optional feature that can be toggled on and off. Sucks because tilted drops you almost wanna shy away from because of these performance problems. Docked is almost unplayable for me, especially in 50vs50. Has anyone had any issues with your inventory bar and building shape bar on the bottom right corner of your screen, not being there at all? Games run also buggy sometimes, insane frame drops / maybe lag i don't know. Thanks!! To be fair I put it down to the internet being eaten up by other stuff but could be a wider issue. When I resigned back into fortnite on switch my inventory and building shape bars are still gone. ), Restarted the console. If you're seeing issues with buildings or skins not loading quickly, we recommend you install the game to system storage rather than an SD card as a workaround. (People have also been claiming that a simple restart/shut down + power ON fixes the lag issues. I cover the fascinating worlds of Linux & consumer PC hardware. My buddy has this issue, and his game is installed on SD card. 3.- Bullets hitting the enemy not making damage (this happened since 5.10). Lastly, throughout the entire game, there's random stuttering and freezing, but not too often. I don't have any of the issues you listed (my irl friend does, however) - but I did notice 5.10 performance is worse than 5.0 I'm pretty sure. You can completely switch to Performance mode to boost your Fortnite game performance. © 2020 Forbes Media LLC. I wrote this post fairly quickly, if there are any suggestions for edits or anything, please leave a comment! 2.- Yesterday the right stick was very laggy. Not an expert, but I guess it has something to do with memory leak. Now, I'll describe the issues that have been occurring with Fortnite. Cookies help us deliver our Services. u/minz1. Since 5.10 it is worse than 5.0 to me. I play on wired connection. Follow the below instructions after opening the Graphics control panel:- It never freezed here, draw distance indeed could be better. https://trello.com/c/s1z666KC/291-performance-issues-on-switch. Talk to me on Twitter and let me know. r/NintendoSwitch: The central hub for news, updates, info, and discussion about the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch games! Takes too much to start bulding. Yeah, it's not well optimized for the Switch, and after the 5.0 update it just got worse. It's probably just because it's still just a janky product in general on Switch. They are listed right here: World not loading in when you initially drop anywhere. (Tends to happen mostly in the major POIs, but I've seen it in almost every location. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. )https://i.imgur.com/rSnjd4h.mp4, Another case of the world not loading in when you drop, but includes the freezing.https://i.imgur.com/zRk5vuE.mp4, Freezing when you pick up your first weapon.https://i.imgur.com/wBM4SHU.mp4, The world failing to completely load in upon your initial drop.https://i.imgur.com/igg1jxo.mp4, Compilation of screenshots of the world not loading in.https://i.imgur.com/HCSJ6MD.jpghttps://i.imgur.com/LuhkAuO.jpghttps://i.imgur.com/qjXID2l.jpg. Therefore, I need to open the Nvidia Control Panel. It hasn't been determined what kind of performance impact it had other than crashes, or how well the omission of the feature improves performance. (People claimed this was the source of the issues. 24. I'm hoping that Epic will take notice of the issues on the Switch, and hopefully get it back to season 4 levels of performance. Seems like my Switch has to work harder and run hotter temps to do the same tasks. Turn off your switch, reinsert microSD card and turn back on. In my case, I am using an Nvidia Graphics card. a. I've covered the PC gaming and tech industry for more than a decade and am proud to be one of the first 30 podcasters in the world. 1 year ago. I mean.. we don't even have career/leaderboard stats page at all yet. a. Good for you. I can understand that your experience may differ, but it is hard to deny that the issues exist when I have video and picture evidence. How do you boost Fortnite’s performance and how do you turn shadows off? Description: Switch players are reporting issues with models and environment not rendering properly, as well as an increase in hitches that have apparently gotten worse with each update. Now, for the ones that I have pictures/videos for. I hope they fix it has been a struggle with the stuff not loading. I would post this on the official Fortnite subreddit, that way there's a higher chance of the devs seeing it. Delete Fortnite. Press J to jump to the feed. We're working with Nintendo on a fix for the root cause of this, targeting the 5.40 release. Epic Games has not mentioned anything but its quite certain they will be working on this. There's tons of stuttering when switching between weapons on occasion. This was done for performance and stability reasons as we’ve been seeing a high rate of Out of Memory related crashes. 6.- Need to press Y twice to open a chest. Moved the game from my microSD card to my Internal Storage. You can power it down by holding down the power button located on the top left of the console, and select Power Options. And don’t worry — you don’t have to be a tech savant to know how to get better FPS in Fortnite. We're investigating what the root cause for this is and will provide updates once we have more information. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Just follow some instructions mentioned below in your Graphics Card settings. If you compare the xbox / ps4 / switch there is indeed a big gap. Yeah, 5.0 wasn't good for the performance :(, I'm currently hoping for a performance update for the Switch :). Internal test results look positive and we're hopeful that this will improve the situation significantly. With the v5.40.2 update, developer Epic has decided to patch out the ability to capture and share 30-second video clips in an effort to improve overall game performance. 1.- Big freeze after landing/taking the first weapon. You shouldn’t have any trouble learning how to boost FPS in Fortnite with this simple step-by-step guide. Did you experience any crashes with Fortnite? I'm sure players who never noticed performance issues will appreciate that if it comes to fruition. Update: We've found an issue with with loading performance degrading over subsequent patches. It runs better on my iphone, if that says anything. Power back on your Switch. FORTNITE can get incredibly competitive, with every frame vital in securing a Victory Royale against 100 of your opponents. While loading times and such improved, this did not entirely fix the issues. Switch hardware is strong enough to handle 60 fps fortnite with better draw distance. My inventory and building shape bars completely disappeared about 4 days ago. Said that, since 5.10 the issue about the world not loading, has gone for me. I have nothing to compare as I've only recently got a Switch and downloaded Fortnite after season 4 ended. Turn off the switch. r/NintendoSwitch. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Disabling this feature saves a significant amount of RAM while also having a positive effect on overall performance across the board.". To do this, archive the game and re-download it with the SD card removed. Open Nintendo eShop. System Settings > Data Management > Manage Software > Fortnite > Delete Software.