Fortnite Chapter 3: How to fix FPS Drops! [2023]

Fortnite Chapter 3

Fortnite Chapter 3 is one of the most popular and widely played battle royale games ever. Epic Games have done a wonderful job in maintaining the game, keeping it both fun to play and easier to run across major platforms. However, with the new Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 1 update, a few people have reported having a few problems of stutter and FPS drops in their game. Well, we are here to fix it!

FPS Drops in Fortnite Chapter 3

We have tried the game on our test system with moderate level hardware and haven’t faced any such issues. We have been playing this game for a while on different systems and haven’t found a similar problem. So, there’s a fair chance that the problem might be on the user’s end. Nothing to worry about, there are easy ways to fix it!

Fortnite Chapter 3 System Requirements

The game has evolved quite a lot from what it once was. In general, it has become easier to run. So check your system specifications and match it with the official Minimum requirements chart to rule out this trouble.


In-Game Settings

If you are facing a lot of trouble, try lowering your game settings. Especially your graphical settings. It is worth a try, you can also lower your game resolution to get a drastic FPS boost and that might fix your FPS drop issues. 

Graphics Drivers

Make sure that your GPU driver is up to date, it is a common cause of stutter and FPS drops while in games. If you are an NVIDIA GPU user, visit this site to check your graphics drivers. And if you are an AMD GPU user, then visit this site to check your graphics drivers.

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Re-Installing the Game

Sometimes, a corrupted download or some missing files could be the root of your cause. Try re-downloading the game with a fresh install if this way is convenient for you.

Close unnecessary background applications 

A lot of background running applications can take a chunk of your CPU and Ram usage, causing major FPS Drops in games. You can eliminate the unnecessary, non-system apps that run in the background like Chrome, Discord, Steam, etc. to free up system usage.

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Other Causes

There might be some other hardware issues that could cause FPS drops in games like Fortnite. Like a faulty hard drive, high CPU temperatures, faulty Graphics Card, etc. If this is the case, you should take the help of professional technical support at any of your local computer repair shops.


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