Fortnite users will now need Windows 10 or higher to play the game’s latest season, “Battle Royale Chapter 4 Season 2,” which premiered on Friday.
As a result, Fortnite will no longer be compatible with Windows 7 and 8.
‘Fortnite Status’ shared the information on Twitter, saying: “As previously announced, starting with Battle Royale Chapter 4 Season 2, players will be required to use Windows 10 or higher in order to continue playing Fortnite natively on PC in an officially supported manner. Windows 7 and 8 will be officially unsupported in Fortnite”.
It also stated that users who are unable to upgrade can use NVIDIA GeForce NOW to continue playing Fortnite on their current Windows 7 or 8 PC.
“For players unable to upgrade, NVIDIA GeForce NOW is an available alternative so you can continue playing Fortnite via streaming on your current Windows 7 or Windows 8 PC,” the company said.
Epic Games unveiled a new mobile app called “Postparty” last month, letting users to create clips of Fortnite games on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC.
Users may then watch and share the clips on social media, as well as save them to their mobile devices.