Not sure which Battle Royale game mode to play? Check out this list of Fortnite Game Modes, including Regular Modes, Limited Time Modes (LTM) & new game modes.
Games Modes Available Year Round
These game modes are available to play all the time and form the core of Fortnite Battle Royale's gameplay.
The ultimate survival mode! Solo pits you against 99 other players in a grand battle royale!Check Out Our Solo Guide Here
Pair Up in Duos
They say two heads are better than one and it's always a good idea to have someone watching your back. So grab a friend and compete against 49 other teams in Duos mode!Check Out How to Play Duos Here
Join a Team in Squads
Create a team of up to 4 players and work your way to be the last team standing in Squad Mode!Check Out Our Guide for Squad Mode
Limited Time Modes for Something Different
Want to try something a little different? Check out these Limited Time Modes that each have different game mechanics from the core game, but are only available to play for a short while!
Dodge, duck, dip, and dive your way through this obstacle course as you and your team rush to collect 30 coins before others!Check Out the World Run LTM Here
No summer is complete without a water balloon party! With the Water Balloon item, eliminate opponents and rack up to reach the score goal to win!Check Out the Splashdown Squads LTM Here
Storm Chasers: Surfin'
Surf's up! In this LTM, you'll be surfing through the island while also working against your enemies to be the last team standing!Check Out the Storm Chasers: Surfin' LTM Here
Heavy Metal Squads
Hit hard, ask questions later. In this game mode, only "Heavy" weapon variants can be looted and used by players in the matcg.Check Out the Heavy Metal Squads LTM Here
Power Up Solos
Strive to become the strongest player on the island as you consume shield after shield in the Power Up Solos LTM!Check Out the Power Up Solos LTM Here
Leave No One Behind Duos
Stand strong together as a squad. In this game mode, keeping your team on their feet is the key to survival and winning the match!Check Out the Leave No One Behind Duos LTM Here
Use with Care Duos
Build strategically and don't waste your resources in the Use with Care Duos LTM. Survive till the end with your limited resources to win the game!Check Out the Use with Care Duos Here
Keep your aim straight and shoot for the head. In this LTM, the only shots that count are headshots.Check Out the Headshot Duos LTM Here
Show off your building skills in the Builders Paradise Squads LTM. In this game mode, it's building that will get you the win!Check Out the Builder's Paradise LTM Here
Time to test out your weapon mastery. Winning in Arsenal Solos will require you to be familiar with a variety of weapons, but you don't get to choose which ones to have.Check Out the Arsenal Solos LTM Here
Be careful what you build. In this game mode, you'll have to be smart about what you build with what material you have.Check Out the Strategic Structures LTM Here
Loadout Swap Squads
Your loadout is out of your control in the Loadout Swap Squads LTM. Do with what you have the rack up those eliminations to take down enemies.Check Out the Loadout Swap Squads LTM Here
Rack up eliminations to keep your health up and be the last man standing in the Tank Battle LTM. With higher health and Siphon, outlasting your opponents will be a feat.Check Out the Tank Battle LTM Here
Fiends and Brutes have returned to the island and it's up to you and your group of friends to take them down! In this PVE LTM, defeating the horde is your number one priority.Check Out the Horde Rush LTM Here
Wick's Bounty - Fortnite x John Wick Collaboration
The bounties have been sent and its agents against agents in this 4-man squad LTM! Take down enemy agents and take their coins. Whoever has the most coins wins!Check Out the Wick's Bounty LTM Here
The Floor is Lava
The battle is about to get burning hot in The Floor is Lava LTM. In this game mode, players will have to battle it out against each while lava rises from the whole map!Check Out The Floor is Lava LTM Here
Jump in to the Drifting LTM to get your hands on Fortnite's newest vehicle - the Driftboard! Squad up and zip your way through the map and your enemies to get that Victory Royale.Check Out the Drifting LTM Here
Teams of 3 battle it out to see which one will come up on top in the Trios limited time mode! Play smart and survive as a team to snatch that Victory Royale!Check Out the Trios LTM Tips & Guide
No health or shield pickups? No problem! In this unique game mode, you will need to frag your enemies to heal yourself and gain shield. Arm yourself to the teeth with weapons!Check Out the Siphon LTM Tips & Guide
Teams of 33
3 Teams of 33 Players battle it out in the Teams of 33 LTM to find out which team will come out victorious! Work together and wipe the competition to get that team Victory Royale!Check Out the Teams of 33 LTM Tips & Guide
Weapons and items previously vaulted make a comeback in the Unvaulted LTM! Fight your way to be the last man or team standing to win in this game mode.Check Out the Unvaulted LTM Tips & Guide
Work in 2 teams of 20 and race to get 100 eliminations in this action-packed Limited Time Mode with player respawn!Check Out Team Rumble LTM Here
Think and act fast as you survive against enemies and a faster Storm!Check Out Blitz! LTM Here
Two teams of 32 take on each other and Cube Monsters to be the last team standing!Check Out Team Terror LTM Here
Capture Dance Floors by performing emotes and take down enemies trying to butt in on your performance!Check Out Disco Domination LTM Here
Put on your trusty Jetpack and bring out your boomsticks to blow away the competition in The New Close Encounters Game Mode! As the name suggests, only shotguns are available in this game mode along with the Jetpacks.Check Out The Close Encounters LTM
Pull off the perfect heist! Grab a Jewel Llama and make your way to the Getaway Van to escape!Check Out The Getaway LTM
High damage and dynamic gameplay awaits in the High Explosives game mode! Check out this guide for tips and tricks to win the LTM, including which weapons are available to use.Check Out The High Explosive LTM
Only the best weapons and items allowed! Solid Gold pits you against other players and only allows you to use Legendary Weapons and Items!Check Out The Solid Gold LTM Here
Rack up those coins and eliminate your enemies to win in the new Score Royale Limited Time Mode! In this game mode, whoever collects the most points, wins!Check Out the Score Royale LTM Here
Open up your glider and take to the skies! In Soaring Modes, you can fly whenever you are at 2-story high!Check Out the Soaring Modes LTM Here
Prove you're the best sniper around and make every shot count in Sniper Shootout. In this game mode, you can only find sniper rifles for weapons.Check Out the Sniper Shootout Guide
Explore the map solo or party with your Squad in own private island! Playground Mode allows players to explore the map and let their imaginations run wild.Check Out More Info on Playground Mode!
A more intense version of Solo mode with prizes at stake! Rules change each run, so read up, load up, and get ready to take everyone down!Check Out Solo Showdown Here
Squad up and put on your jetpacks! Time to prove your aerial superiority as you rain explosives from the sky in Fly Explosives Mode.Check Out Fly Explosives Mode
Don't let the storm catch you! In Steady Storms, the storm is relentless and is just as big of an enemy as other players.Check Out Steady Storm Mode!
50 V 50 Mode
In 50 v 50 mode, two teams of 50 players will fight it out for dominance until only one team is standing!Check Out How to Play 50 v 50 Here
In Wild West LTM, your gun-toting skills across a variety of Frontier era weapons will be tested in this limited time mode! Mastering close to mid-range combat is key to achieving victory royale!Check Out How to Play Wild West LTM Here
How to Change Game Modes
Open the Game Selection Screen
Click on the "Game Mode" button located above the "play" button to see all game modes currently available.
Select the Game Mode
Pick your preferred game mode then click the "Accept" button. You can also choose if you want to find a team with the "Fill Squad" option above it.
Only Party Leaders can Select Game Modes
When playing in Duos or Squads, only the party leader is allowed to change the game mode.