Fortnite is free to download on Nintendo Switch!

Fortnite is free to download on Nintendo Switch!

Fortnite is a free to download* game that you can play anytime, anywhere on Nintendo Switch.


Play online** with friends in a squad as you compete against other players to be the last player standing.

Not only will you face down other players in combat, but a dangerous storm will mean that you must keep moving to stay alive.

Use raw materials to build bases to gain the upper-hand on your opponent, or lay low to avoid confrontation, how you play is up to you!

With many different types of gear to find and use, a large and varied map to explore and varied game types, no two matches will feel the same!

Click your region below to download*** Fortnite to your Nintendo Switch device.

Australian players can download the game here:

Download Fortnite (AU)


New Zealander players can download the game here:

Download Fortnite (NZ)


Please click the link above for the country that matches your Nintendo Account profile.




Fortnite Season 6 is here and it’s full of frights and delights! Jump in now on your Nintendo Switch and start playing. With every new season comes new locations, new gameplay items, a new Battle Pass and more!

You can explore a Haunted Castle, discover the power of Shadow Stones, and face new heights on the Floating Island.

Season 6 Battle Pass

A new Season means a new Battle Pass, packed with over 100 new rewards. It’s available right now in-game for 950 V-Bucks. Purchasing the Battle Pass will instantly unlock two exclusive outfits, Calamity and DJ Yonder.

You can then continue to play to level up and earn up to 100 rewards worth over 25,000 V-Bucks. A new type of cosmetic has been added to this Season’s Battle Pass: Pets! These passive companions are always by your side, reacting to different situations you find yourself in.

Jump in to be the last one standing in the free* 100-player Battle Royale.

Build huge forts. Outwit your opponents. Earn your victory. Squad up together online**with friends in the same room**** or around the world!





Shape the battlefield by building your own cover. Opponent hiding behind a wall? Take out their cover to get the edge.



Board the Battle Bus and drop in on your favourite zone. Gather resources, collect gear, and battle your opponents!



Team up online** with your friends around the world or in the same room!****



Updates constantly fuel the fun with new gameplay modes, outfits, weapons and items.


Powered by Unreal Engine 4.

*Includes in-app purchases.
**Internet connection required during online play.
***To be able to purchase download games or download demos and free software from Nintendo eShop on the official website, you'll need to have a Nintendo Account, and you'll need to have visited the Nintendo eShop on the device you wish to download on at least once. For automatic download, your system must be updated and connected to the internet with automatic downloads enabled, and it must have enough storage to complete the download. To find out more, visit our Support section. Purchases made or demo downloads activated through the Nintendo website are processed via Nintendo eShop.
****Additional games and systems required for multiplayer mode.


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