How to Run Fortnite on MacBook Pro: System Requirements

To get the most from Fortnight: Battle Royal game, it is important that you identify with the minimum and recommended specs so that the game plays efficiently. Once you are familiarized with these provisions, you will be able to get more from your settings based on your computer’s specifications.


An important aspect about Fortnite: Battle Royale is that it does not use as much power as most anticipate. In fact, it utilizes less power, thanks to the cartoony art that promotes style over excess rendering. As much as this game can easily run in most PCs, the case is different for Mac users who will need to focus on the kind of operating systems they are running. Going by the information provided in the Apple official website, the system minimum requirements are very similar to those of Windows with the only difference being that Mac users need Mac OS X Sierra or above.

Fortnite System Requirements For Mac

Listed below are the minimum and recommended specifications for the game, so that you can identify whether the game will work within your Mac’s specs or see if it will just slow the system down.
• Mac OS X Sierra
• Intel HD 4000
• Core i3 2.4 GHz
• 4 GB RAM

Mac Recommended And Not Recommended Models


In a case you are using El Capitan, Yosemite or any OS before Sierra, it is highly unlikely that the game will run on your system. If you think your Mac meets the above specifications, we have highlighted how the game will work with your Mac computer dependent on the Dedicated or Integrated GPU in operation. “Recommended” besides a Mac model means that the game will install and run efficiently with no difficulties. A “Not recommended” mark beside the model, on the other hand, means that the game may barely run when installed.

MacBook: Not Recommended
Mac Mini: Not Recommended
IMac 27-inch: Recommended.
IMac 21.5-inch: Not recommended.
MacBook Pro: 555 may find difficulties, 560 recommended.
MacBook Pro (with Intel Iris Pro Graphics): Not recommended.
iMac Pro: Recommended
Mac Pro: Recommended
MacBook Air 13-inch: Not recommended

How To Check Your Mac’s System Specs

In case you are unsure of the type of OS your Mac is running, there is a simple way of checking what is running beneath the hood. Here is what you should do:

Click the Apple icon on the left top corner of the Screen


Click “About This Mac” from the dropdown


Open “More Information” window

This will display all information about the OS version, specifications and any other info you may need about the Mac.

Recommended Settings For Best Performance

For optimal performance, you will need to fine-tune Fortnite’s settings depending on the strength of the Mac computer. There are some settings contained in the games Setting’s guide that may be useful if you want the best performance. All you need to do is tweak and squeeze as many frames as you can.

 
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