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The controls for Fortnite and Fortnite: Battle Royale are identical. The game can be played across a variety of platforms, including iPhone/iPad, PC/Mac, Xbox One, and Playstation 4. Note that only Fortnite: Battle Royale can be played on mobile devices.

iPhone / iPad

Fortnite Mobile interface
  • Move: Bottom left joystick
  • Crouch: Button in top right
  • Jump: Button on right
  • Pick up items: Run over them
  • Open/interact: Tap
  • Switch items / weapons: Tap on item in bottom menu
  • Aim: Use finger on right side of screen
  • Aim using sights: use aim button on right side of screen
  • Attack/fire/use item: Tap on screen, or tap button on left side of screen
  • Reload: reload button near bottom of screen
  • Backpack: tap on backpack
  • Building menu: right-most bottom button
  • Building: Tap icons to choose material/plans, tap screen to build

PC / Mac

PC / Mac controls can be bound however the player feels. Below is the default configuration.

  • Move Forward: W
  • Move Backward: S
  • Move Right: D
  • Move Left: A
  • Cursor Mode: Left Alt
  • Jump: Space Bar
  • Fire/Melee: Left Mouse Button
  • Target: Right Mouse Button
  • Reload/Rotate: R
  • Use/Interact: E
  • Trap Equip/Picker: T
  • Building Edit: G
  • Repair/Upgrade: F
  • Sprint: Left Shift
  • Change Building Material: Right Mouse Button
  • Reset Building Edit: Right Mouse Button
  • Weapon Slot 1: 1
  • Weapon Slot 2: 2
  • Weapon Slot 3: 3
  • Weapon Slot 4: 4
  • Ability Slot 1: Z
  • Ability Slot 2: X
  • Ability Slot 3: C
  • Gadget Slot 1: 5
  • Gadget Slot 2: 6
  • Building Slot 1: F1
  • Building Slot 2: F2
  • Building Slot 3: F3
  • Building Slot 4: F4
  • Trap Slot: F5
  • Switch Quickbar: Q
  • Slot Up: Mouse Wheel Down
  • Slot Down: Mouse Wheel Up
  • Chat: Enter
  • Quick Chat Message: B
  • Place a Note: N
  • Spot Target: Middle Mouse Button
  • Selected Building Type: V
  • Toggle Map: M
  • Toggle Inventory: I
  • Skip Cutscene: Space Bar
  • Resurrect: Left Mouse Button
  • Respawn: Right Mouse Button

Playstation

Building

BuildingPS4Standard
  • Equip targeted building piece: L2
  • Change building material: L1
  • Toggle Map: Up
  • Quick chat: Down
  • Move: Left joystick
  • Sprint: Press left joystick
  • Game menu: Options button
  • Management menu (inventory, etc.): Center pad
  • Chat: Hold center pad
  • Place building or trap/confirm: R2
  • Rotate building piece: R1
  • Cycle building piece: Triangle
  • Interact: tap/hold Square
  • Pick trap: Square
  • Trap Inventory: Hold Square
  • Combat Mode: Circle
  • Edit building piece: Hold Circle
  • Jump: X
  • Look: Right joystick
  • Repair: Press right joystick

Combat

CombatPS4Standard

Building

BuildingXboxStandard
  • Equip targeted building piece: LT
  • Change building material: LB
  • Toggle Map: Up
  • Quick chat: Down
  • Move: Left joystick
  • Sprint: Press left joystick
  • Game menu: Right center button
  • Management menu (inventory, etc.): Left center button
  • Chat: Hold left center button
  • Place building or trap/confirm: RT
  • Rotate building piece: RB
  • Cycle building piece: Y
  • Interact: tap/hold X
  • Pick trap: X
  • Trap Inventory: Hold X
  • Combat Mode: B
  • Edit building piece: Hold B
  • Jump: A
  • Look: Right joystick
  • Repair: Press right joystick

Combat

CombatXboxStandard
  • Aim down sights/heavy melee: LT
  • Ability 1: LB
  • Toggle Map: Up
  • Quick chat: Down
  • Gadget 1: Left
  • Gadget 2: Right
  • Move: Left joystick
  • Sprint: Press left joystick
  • Game menu: Right center button
  • Management menu (inventory, etc.): Left Center button
  • Chat: Hold left center button
  • Fire/melee: R2
  • Ability 2: RB
  • Ability 3: LB + RB
  • Cycle weapon/harvest weapon: Y (hold to harvest)
  • Interact: tap/hold X
  • Reload: X
  • Craft Ammo: Hold X
  • Build Mode: B
  • Edit building piece: Hold B
  • Jump: A
  • Look: Right joystick
  • Repair: Press right joystick