Fortnite Now Runs At Native 4K On Xbox One X With 2.5.0 Update

Fortnite continues to build itself up

Posted By | On 16th, Feb. 2018 Under News | Follow This Author @teh_jackson

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds might be the more popular title, but Epic Games continues to update Fortnite in the hopes of staying in lockstep within the Battle Royale genre. Update 2.5.0 is now available for all users. It’s a very large update with a huge list of patch notes, many of which will only mean anything to the most hardcore players.

Those players can find the full notes below, but the highlight of the patch is easily the visual improvements. Dynamic resolution has been enabled on consoles, which should help the frame rate remain stable, and Xbox One X players can now enjoy the game in full, glorious 4K on the most powerful console ever.

While it hasn’t recorded the gargantuan numbers of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Fortnite did manage to hit a very respectable 3.4 million players on February 4th. If you’re going to jump into the game, Epic Games recently announced that the Season 3 Battle Pass is only available with in game V-Bucks. You can find some of the patch notes below. The full list can be read here.


  • Enabled dynamic resolution and high quality temporal upsampling on PS4 and Xbox One.
    • Dynamic resolution gives more consistent framerate during heavy combat and increases visual fidelity when load on the GPU is lighter.
    • Full 4K Resolution now supported on Xbox One X.
  • Added a key binding for “Toggle Pickaxe” on PC.
  • PC + Mac Social Panel has been expanded to make browsing long lists of friends easier.
  • Added distinctive sound variations when starting to build with Wood/Stone/Metal.
  • Fixed multiple scenarios where connectivity errors would block login.
  • Improved XMPP connection recovery on console.
  • Optimized XMPP payloads.
  • Removed extra queries when returning from match.
  • Removed redundant store queries.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a problem with empty progress bars incorrectly showing as full bars on Mac.
  • Fixed Discord game invites and rich presence information.

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