Fortnite may be free-to-play, but is it available to play offline?

Having been out for over four years, Fortnite has absolutely changed the gaming world as we know it. That feeling of dropping off the Battle Bus for the first time is something most gamers will cherish forever.

The question is — is Fortnite available to be played offline?

Fortnite is a free-to-play game, but is it available to play offline?

For being such a popular game, a lot of people question whether or not they can play Fortnite while offline. The simple and unfortunate answer is… no.

No, Fortnite is not available offline. The reason is that the entire game is run off of specific servers. These servers require access to internet for the game to run. For a game like Fortnite, the faster the internet speed, the better.

Fortnite event image
Fortnite event. Image via Epic Games.

Make sure you have a solid connection when you’re trying to play the game. Having a steady and low ping is a vital component when competing in the game.

Is Fortnite Creative available offline?

For some of you, the Battle Royale mode is played a lot less. Creative has seen an influx in players over the past few years, as people have been creating new and improved maps and game modes in Fortnite’s system.

Unfortunately, Fortnite Creative also requires a server to gain access.

Fortnite Creative
Fortnite Creative. Image via Epic Games.

The entirety of Fortnite needs server access, so if you plan on playing somewhere without internet, you may want to look for a different game.

Will Fortnite gain offline access in the future?

Whether or not Fortnite will ever develop an offline mode is unknown, but probably unlikely. The game is based around their servers. Everything you do is through them, and it will more than likely continue to stay that way.

But who knows if Fortnite will stay an online game forever. Things certainly can change.

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Bryson Maddock is an avid esports enthusiast and writer who has developed a strong connection with the world of esports. Outside of writing, Bryson also is a professional esports caster and developed twitch streamer.