Fortnite officially ends support for Windows 7 and Windows 8

Fortnitethe well-known battle royalenow has a new season called Mega Cut cyberpunk. Beyond the content itself, Windows users should be careful, as the minimum required system version is now 10, so Windows 7 and Windows 8 are no longer officially supported.

The discontinuation of support for Windows 7 and Windows 8 in Fortnite should not surprise those who closely follow the development of the video game, since this was anticipated and warned by Epic Games last December, before the publication of the season. 2 of chapter 4 (Mega). It is important to note that this is official support, so it is possible that certain users may continue to run Fortnite about the mentioned versions of Windows, but in case of finding any problem, Epic Games will not be responsible.

As an alternative to running locally on Windows 7 or Windows 8, Epic Games has recommended using the service on streaming NVIDIA GeForce Now. Another way is to update the operating system or install Windows 10which does not carry the limitations or hassles of version 11 and therefore can be installed on BIOS machines and old UEFI computers without problems, apart from still having support until at least the year 2025 and being the current ground level requirements for the game. Of course, we must remember that the Redmond giant is already maneuvering to put an end to its penultimate operating system for PC.

This change in support for Windows should not impact the rest of the platforms for which it is available Fortnite, including macOS, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, Xbox and Android, as well as streaming services GeForce Now and Xbox Cloud Gaming. The game is not available for iOS after Epic Games tried to bypass the strict AppStore rules, so for Apple’s mobile operating system you have to pull one of the aforementioned streaming services.

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