How to restart Fortnite on PlayStation, Xbox, and PC

If you’ve encountered unfortunate bugs or require a critical update in Fortnite, there are limited methods to resolve your issues. Fully restarting your game is among them and can effectively address many problems you encounter in Fortnite.

For instance, if you encounter the Update Required screen, you can follow specific instructions to completely shut down your game and download the latest patch. Restarting your game can also resolve glitches or issues occurring while playing or navigating menus.

Below are the quickest methods to restart Fortnite on PlayStation, Xbox, and PC.

Restarting Fortnite on PlayStation 4 and 5

To restart Fortnite on PS4 and PS5, follow these steps to swiftly return to the game after a quick reboot and update:

  • Hold down the PS button in the middle of your controller.
  • For PS4, select Fortnite and choose Close Application.
  • For PS5, click on Options, go to Fortnite, and select Close Game.
  • Afterward, you can restart Fortnite.

Restarting Fortnite on Xbox

Similarly, restarting Fortnite on Xbox requires only a few button presses before keeping your game up-to-date:

  • Press the Xbox button in the middle of your controller.
  • Go to the Home Screen and select Fortnite.
  • Press the Menu button on your controller and choose Quit.
  • You can now restart Fortnite, which will initiate any available updates.

Restarting Fortnite on PC

On PC, simply close and restart Fortnite by fully closing the application. You can do this by closing the game through the menu, ending the process via the Epic Games launcher, or terminating the program through Task Manager. Subsequently, you can relaunch the game from the launcher.

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