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Epic Games brings 60 FPS Fortnite to the latest trio of iPhones

Epic Games has added a 60 FPS option to Fortnite for the iPhone XR, XS and XS Max with the game's latest update. (Source: Epic Games)
Epic Games has added a 60 FPS option to Fortnite for the iPhone XR, XS and XS Max with the game's latest update. (Source: Epic Games)
Epic Games has silently enabled 60 FPS for the iPhone XR, XS and XS Max in its latest update for Fortnite on iOS, according to the Senior PR Manager at the company. The update (v. 6.31) is live now on the App Store.

Epic Games has enabled 60 FPS gameplay in Fortnite for the iPhone XR, XS and XS Max in the game's latest update. The option is available on just those three iPhones currently, but there is no word yet as to whether Epic Games plans to bring the higher FPS option to older iPhones like the iPhone X. Oddly, the company had not included the tweak in its v. 6.31 release notes and instead left it up to the Senior PR Manager, Nick Chester, to confirm on Twitter that it had brought 60 FPS gaming to the latest iPhones.

Unfortunately, there is currently no such option for Fortnite on Android. By contrast, PUBG Mobile has been running at 60 FPS on the iPhone XRXS and XS Max for a few months, while it even averaged 40 FPS in beta on the Galaxy Note 9 during our tests. It remains to be seen whether Epic Games plans to roll out the 60 FPS option to Android either.

Have you noticed smoother gameplay in Fortnite with 60 FPS enabled on the iPhone XRXS and XS Max? Let us know in the comments.

The new 60 FPS option within Settings on Fortnite v 6.31 for iOS. (Source: Twitter)
The new 60 FPS option within Settings on Fortnite v 6.31 for iOS. (Source: Twitter)

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Alex Alderson, 2018-12- 2 (Update: 2018-12- 3)
Alex Alderson
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I got my first smartphone aged 11, my first PC aged 12 and I have been tinkering with electronics ever since. I like to keep abreast of the latest news and technology, which inevitably leads me to switch my laptop and phone every few months. When I'm not writing for Notebookcheck, you will find me seeking out new coffee shops, bars and trying to find some hidden gems in record stores.