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How To FIX Fortnite Graphics Issues On PC

Textures & Graphics Not Loading In Fortnite On Windows 10 PC Or Laptop

Have you been running around within Fortnite and noticed that your graphics look a bit off, textures not loading correctly, or perhaps you are getting weird texture effects? If you have then don’t panic because in this post we will be taking a look at hopefully fixing the graphics problems you are facing in Fortnite.

When it comes to having graphical issues within Fortnite on your PC or laptop, it could be absolutely anything. So that is why we have put together below a list of methods you can try which will hopefully fix the issue.

If one of the methods did help fix your Fortnite then drop a comment below and let everyone know which method did it for you!

How To FIX Fortnite Graphics & Texture Problems:

1. Before you do anything it’s first very important to ensure that your PC or Laptop meets the minimum requirements to play Fortnite:

2. Make sure you have the latest graphics card drivers installed – If you are using out-of-date GPU drivers then you are going to run into all kinds of issues when it comes to graphics in Fortnite, not to mention it will also improve the FPS in-game:

3. If you have the latest graphics card drivers installed already then uninstall the drivers and try installing the version before – There could be an issue with the latest drivers causing problems to Fortnite:

  • Right-click on the Windows start menu icon > Device Manager
  • Expand Display adapters > Right-click on the driver and click Uninstall device
  • Head over to the manufacturer’s site of your graphics card and install the previous version of drivers for your GPU

4. Ensure you have the latest Windows 10 Updates installed – This can help with graphics issues in-game:

  • Right-click Windows Start menu icon > Click Settings
  • Click Update & Security then Check for updates

5. Make sure you have the latest firmware and BIOS updates installed for your PC or Laptop

6. Run Fortnite as an administrator This fixes all sorts of issues:

  • Right-click the Fortnite shortcut > Properties
  • Select the Compatibility tab > Tick Run as administrator
  • Press Apply then Ok

7. Change the graphics preference to ensure you are running it as high performance – This will help reduce texture issues and other graphical problems:

  • Right-click on the start menu icon > Settings > Display
  • Click on Graphics Settings > Keep Desktop app selected then click Browse
  • Find your Fortnite.exe and add it
  • Click Options then change the graphics preference to High Performance > Press Save

8. Ensure you have Game Mode enabled in Windows 10 – This can also help fix textures not loading properly as it will optimize Windows for Fortnite, allowing it more performance to load those graphics:

  • Right-click Windows start menu icon > Settings
  • Click on Gaming
  • Select Game mode on left-hand side menu > Toggle Game mode to ON

9. Reset Graphic settings in-game – You might have enabled a graphics setting that your system is struggling with making the graphics really bad and not work correctly (Slowly increase the graphics settings until you get to a point where your having issues again then reduce the last setting you changed):

  • Launch Fortnite > Click on the 3 lines in the top right > Click on Settings
  • Go to the Video tab
  • Change settings to Low or Medium and work your way up

10. Turn off Ray tracing – This can cause all kinds of issues when it comes to the graphics and textures in Fortnite:

  • Launch Fortnite > Click on the 3 lines in the top right > Click on Settings
  • Go to the Video tab > Scroll down to Advanced Graphics
  • Toggle Ray Tracing to OFF > Press Apply (Or A)

11. Make sure you are using Directx 11 in-game – Other DirectX versions can cause slight issues:

  • Launch Fortnite > Click on the 3 lines in the top right > Click on Settings
  • Go to the Video tab > Scroll down to Advanced Graphics
  • Change DirectX version to DirectX 11 > Press Apply (Or press A)

Hopefully, one of the above methods helped resolve the graphics problems you were facing in Fortnite and you can now play solo or join your friends in the amazing battle royale game.

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