How to Effortlessly play Fortnite on Xbox Cloud Gaming

How to play Fortnie on Xbox Cloud Gaming

Have you been on the public bus and wanting to still drop from the Battle bus? Here is a handy guide on how to play Fortnite on Xbox Cloud Gaming. If you have, then you’re in luck! With Xbox Cloud Gaming, you can now play Fortnite on any device with a web browser, including your phone, tablet, or laptop.

According to Fortnite’s official web page, Xbox Cloud Gaming allows you to stream games through a web browser, making it compatible with most low-end devices, provided you have a stable and high-speed internet connection. With just a free Microsoft account and the right hardware, you can enjoy playing Fortnite without the need for an Xbox Game Pass paid subscription.

How to access Fortnite through Xbox Cloud Gaming

To get started, simply visit on your iPhone, iPad, Android smartphone, tablet, or Windows PC using a supported web browser. Once there, launch Fortnite and begin playing using either mobile touch controls or a compatible controller.

Here is a more in depth step by step with how to play Fortnite in Xbox Cloud Gaming:

  1. Create a free Microsoft account. 
  2. Connect your Microsoft account to Epic Games. 
  3. Make sure you have a supported web browser. The following web browsers are supported for Xbox Cloud Gaming:
    • Google Chrome
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Mozilla Firefox
    • Safari (on iOS and iPadOS)
  4. Connect to a high-speed internet connection. You will need a minimum download speed of 10Mbps to play Fortnite on Xbox Cloud Gaming.
  5. Open your web browser and go to
  6. Sign in to your Microsoft account.
  7. Search for and select “Fortnite”.
  8. Click the “Play” button.

It’s important to note that Fortnite on Xbox Cloud Gaming is exclusively available through the web browser and cannot be accessed via the Xbox Cloud Gaming mobile app, Xbox app on Windows, or the Xbox console game library. To find out the list of supported web browsers, you can refer to Xbox’s support website.

Will progress transfer over from other platforms?

Yes! You just need to make sure your Microsoft/Xbox account is linked to the same Epic account you use on other platforms.

Fortnite Official

To link your accounts, you can follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Epic Games website
  2. Sign in to your Epic Games account.
  3. Click on your username in the top right corner of the page.
  4. Select Account.
  5. Click on Connections.
  6. Under Accounts, click on the Connect button next to Xbox.
  7. Sign in to your Microsoft account.
  8. Click on Link Account.

Once your accounts are linked, your Fortnite progress will be automatically synced across all platforms.

Here are some additional things to keep in mind:

  • Fortnite is only available to play through your web browser. You cannot launch it using the Xbox Cloud Gaming mobile app, the Xbox app for Windows, or the Xbox console game library.
  • You do not need an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription to play Fortnite on Xbox Cloud Gaming. However, if you do have an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription, you will have access to a wider selection of games.
  • If you are having trouble playing Fortnite on Xbox Cloud Gaming, make sure that you have a high-speed internet connection and that you are using a supported web browser. You can also try restarting your device and clearing your browser’s cache.

We hope this guide helped you get your battle brawl on while out and about and on mobile devices. If you enjoy Fortnite content we have other articles such as Fortnite Community Demand changes and How to Enable 2FA in Fortnite.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *