Fortnite is getting a graphics visuals upgrade

Epic Games has announced that Fortnite is receiving a significant graphics overhaul as part of the game's in v17.00

Epic says that if you play on the "Epic" graphics quality preset, both battle royale and creative mode will feature better storm and cloud effects. Smoke and liquid simulations are also being modified, which is supposed to result in better car explosions, better looking lakes and Slurp juice and most-anticipated update, better fire effects for when you inevitably hit a house with a flaming arrow or firefly jar. Also adding improved postprocessing features for lens flare, bloom, and shadow quality.

Below are the Recommended and Minimum PC specifications for Fortnite.

Recommended specifications:
  • Nvidia GTX 960, AMD R9 280, or equivalent DX11 GPU
  • 2 GB VRAM
  • Core i5-7300U 3.5 GHz
  • 8 GB RAM
  • Windows 10 64-bit

Minimum specifications:
  • Intel HD 4000 on PC; Intel Iris Pro 5200
  • Core i3-3225 3.3 GHz
  • 4 GB RAM
  • Windows 7/8/10 64-bit
Epic says that "High" settings will become the equivalent of pre-17.00 "Epic" settings once it all goes live. Fortnite season 7 is coming up soon on June 8.