Working as a team is the key to success in getting a victory in Fortnite Battle Royale.
Before a match begins, make sure your team coordinates where everyone should be landing. As you glide down with your team, check around to see how many other teams are landing in your area. If it looks hot, landing in the same building can increase everyone’s chances for survival. You won’t have access to as much loot, but you’ll be able to rush other teams who have split up.
EditCommunication is Key
Not using a microphone immediately puts you and your team at a disadvantage. Communication allows your teammates to react to combat situations and is essential in defeating well-coordinated teams. If you or a teammate wanders off and dies, communicate how and where you were eliminated.
This seems obvious but players tend to enjoy playing as a lone-wolf. When you move from area to area, stick together in case of an ambush. If someone needs to heal, teammates can build around them and provide cover. When you’re building a base, build together in order to speed up the process. Never attack a team by yourself. If your solo attack goes awry, you’ll almost certainly be downed and finished off before your teammates can get to you.
In Duos, look for a team who has split up. Take out each enemy individually to outnumber them each fight.
EditHealing and Reviving
The more players you have alive, the better your chances of winning a match. Reviving is always situational but if a teammate goes down during a fight and you have the time, build around the downed player and revive them before engaging the enemy team.
Sometimes it makes sense to leave downed teammates hanging. If you’re about to finish off an enemy team, make that your priority.
EditSharing is Caring
It’s great to have a bunch of healing items and shields for yourself but not when your team is weak.
If your teammates don’t have heals, make sure to distribute med kits or bandages. Having more teammates up is usually more beneficial than one player having more health.
If you’re worried about inventory space, have one player carry all the healing while another holds onto shields.
EditBe Aware of Your Surroundings
Always scan the horizon for any signs of enemy building. Look for destroyed towns and disappearing walls or trees. Never run into a town without some scouting it out first.
It’s also a great idea to make sure someone on the team is relaying information on how much time your team has before the storm closes in. Getting caught in the storm and running into a team camping the edge will usually always result in a loss or allies dead.
EditKnow the Power Dynamics
Understanding when your team has an advantage in a fight is a very important skill. If you outnumber a team, start playing aggressively. Players with height advantage have more power over you so make sure your team is building upward together.
Attack an enemy team if you see that they are split up. Focus your team’s fire on a flanking or out of position enemy in order to quickly eliminate them. Downing an opposing player also forces the enemy team to decide whether they want to try and save them or continue the fight.
The moment you down an enemy in Duos, you immediately gain the upper hand.