Fortnite Alternatives and Similar Games

If Fortnite left a mark on your gamer's heart and you're looking for more games like Fortnite, the list below will help you out.

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Games Like Fortnite

Games like Fortnite are solo or team-based battle royales that put you onto a large map alongside tons of other players fighting to come out as the victor. There’s no denying how popular Fortnite is, and it’s most likely going to stay that way thanks to constant updates that keep players coming for more. But if you’ve had enough of Fortnite and are here looking to find a similar yet different battle royale title, then this list may have a game that you’ll end up enjoying even more than Fortnite.

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PUBG

Maybe the battle royale genre wouldn’t have become so popular if it weren’t for the launch of this title. Featuring a more detailed, realistic look, weapons that are accurate to their real-life counterparts as well as the ability to drive vehicles that need to actually have gas, PUBG also receives consistent updates in an effort to keep things fresh. While there’s no building system like in Fortnite, PUBG also offers intense albeit slower-paced 100-player battles on beautiful maps, so if you’re looking for a more military-ish modern-themed title then you might like PUBG.
Apex Legends game preview

Apex Legends

If you ever wondered what it’d be like to play a game that combines the FPS genre with battle royale, then you need wonder no longer. Apex Legends is an action-packed FPS that puts focus on team-based battle royale gameplay, where 20 groups, each featuring 3 players use nonverbal communication features and special abilities to achieve satisfying victory. Unlike Fortnite, Apex Legends features a diverse range of different characters, each of which have their own useful abilities that can help your team win the game. Those looking for a team-based FPS battle royale should check out this free-to-play game. If you’re wondering if it’s on mobile, well, as of writing no, but eventually it most likely will come out on mobile devices.
Arma 3 game preview

Arma 3

If you want to see the early days of the battle royale genre, then you may want to hop into Arma 3, where you’ll find a mod from the creator of PUBG. Apart from that, Arma 3 stands out with its extensive mod support and realistic military-like gameplay. There are huge open maps to explore, tons of weapons and military vehicles to use as well as a single-player campaign alongside the main component of the game: the teamwork-focused multiplayer, packed with fun game modes, both official and unofficial.
Rust game preview

Rust

Rust is known to be a survival-focused online title, but if you’re looking to find some battle royale fun in it, well, you can! There are servers designed to act as a battle royale game, removing things from the main game such as gathering resources, crafting and worrying about hunger, thirst and temperature. Matches don’t overstay their welcome as they are appropriately scaled in accordance with the number of players.
H1Z1 game preview

H1Z1

If you’re looking for a modern setting, both graphically and mechanically, then you should check out H1Z1. Aside from standard battle royale gameplay, it even has an “Auto Royale” mode, where players battle it out using only cars. Each car has 4 players, with the driver carefully navigating, using ramps and collecting power ups while everyone else shoots from the windows at opposing vehicles.
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Hunt: Showdown

Hunt: Showdown puts you in beautiful but terrifying Louisiana swamps. In the “Bounty Hunt” game mode, you must track down a monster and take it out. Doing so, however, will make you a target for every other player still alive, requiring you to carefully and tactically hold on to be the last man or team standing. Playable in solo, with a friend or as a trio, this online FPS not only has players that pose a threat, but also a number of different abominations spread throughout the map. There’s also a “Quick Play” game mode, tasking you with closing four rifts and staying alive long enough to get your prize. Overall, Hunt: Showdown is a unique survival horror FPS that you may want to take a look at.
ARK: Survival Of The Fittest game preview

ARK: Survival Of The Fittest

ARK: Survival of the Fittest mixes up dinosaurs and survival mechanics from ARK: Survival Evolved together with battle royale gameplay, creating an interesting game to play if you have the base game. Everything looks incredible and you can play with a friend or in groups of 4 and 6. Tame dinosaurs and use them to assure winner winner chicken dinner!
Ring of Elysium game preview

Ring of Elysium

Instead of the playable map shrinking, Ring of Elysium features natural disasters that can happen anywhere on an island, while a moving ray called the “Ashen Eye” represents the only place of safety. This action-packed battle royale also has you worry about oxygen, forcing you to keep an eye on any oxygen tanks in your surroundings. Unlike most or all battle royales, rounds in this game end differently - after some time a helicopter arrives, which can rescue 4 survivors with the most oxygen but also reveals everyone’s location.
Darwin Project game preview

Darwin Project

The map in the Darwin Project is a lot smaller compared to Fortnite, and the total amount of players a match can have is also a lot smaller. There are 10 players placed into a snowy map, and all you start off with is a bow and axe. Due to cold conditions of the environment, you’ll have to worry about keeping yourself warm by crafting campfires among other useful things using resources found throughout the zones that also let you upgrade your weapons. So how does this title force players closer to intense battles? Well, this game employs a unique feature: each 10-player match has an 11th player, who acts as the Show Director. This player has the role of controlling the tempo of the match, doing things such as choosing which zone to close to keep things going. Even those watching the match can have an influence over the choices of the
Realm Royale game preview

Realm Royale

Visually it may look quite similar to Fortnite, but that doesn’t make it a complete clone. In fact it is mechanically quite different. There are different classes to choose from; you can explore using mounts and throughout each match you can find Forges, places for crafting various equipment and runes which serve to add buffs. The whole game is a mix of fantasy and modern elements, so if you’re looking for a visually similar but mechanically different battle royale, then you may want to check this game out.

Some Facts About Fortnite

Gather resources and quickly build walls to protect yourself as you search for weapons and battle it out against tons of players in Fornite’s Battle Royale mode. The cartoonish 3rd person title also features a PvE mode called ‘Save the World’ where players take down monsters while defending various locations.

About the Game

  • Released: 25 Jul, 2017
  • Genre: Survival, Action, Early Access
  • Platforms: PC, MacOS, Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, iOS
  • Developer: Epic Games, People Can Fly
  • Publisher: Epic Games
  • Official Website: https://www.epicgames.com/fortnite/

System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7/8/10 (64-bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 2.4 Ghz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000
  • Storage: 20 GB

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