The 8 Best Games to Play Like Fortnite

Eight games like Fortnite
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There are a lot of games out there that are somewhat similar to Fortnite. So, in this guide, we went ahead and compiled a list of the top eight of the best games you should try if you are a fan of Fortnite.

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Despite being released in 2017, Fortnite quickly gained popularity due to its unique gameplay and quirky looks. It is still making it big in the Battle Royale genre of gaming thanks to its collaborations with different personalities and iconic emote dances that have become a worldwide sensation. A relatively recent update added creative mode with which you can completely transform the game to an almost unrecognizable state has also furthered its popularity.

If you’ve been playing Fortnite for a long time and are craving something new, we have got you covered. Here’s a list of eight games that we think are the best Fortnite alternatives.

Overwatch 2

Just like its predecessor, Overwatch 2 takes the cake for a co-op game with fun gameplay. It’s a fast-paced, action PVP game that keeps you on the edge of your seat. It also has the same cartoon-like graphical style that would make it easier for Fortnite players to switch to.

Overwatch 2 puts you in a team of four players that work together to take on the enemy team in different game modes such as Capture, Assault, Escort, Push, and more. You also get to try out other fun game modes like Low Gravity, Bounty Hunter, Mystery Heroes, and others.

Overwatch 2 is a free-to-play game developed by Blizzard Entertainment and is available on all major platforms.

Fall Guys

Fall Guys is another popular battle royale that is suitable for kids and adults alike. In this game, you are provided with several fun puzzles or mini games, which you have to complete by dodging the other 60 players who are constantly trying to disrupt you. The mini games increase in difficulty as you get closer to the finish line, and the first to cross it wins. This game doesn’t have the normal shooting and looting as in most battle royales, which is precisely why it stands out from the crowd.

PUBG

Well, this game probably doesn’t need any introduction, does it? One of the classics. It was at the top before Fortnite came along. PUBG is a third-person shooter like Fortnite where you can strategize with your teammates to defeat the others with different approaches. It also became free-to-play in 2022. If you want to enjoy PUBG on the go, it also has a mobile version that is equally fun and addicting.

Call of Duty: Warzone

Yet another fast-paced, first-person shooter that lets 150 players compete on an island to be the last one standing. COD Warzone is peak FPS with its unique killstreaks system and a variety of modes to play with. If you’re also a fan of the Call of Duty franchise, you should give this one a chance. It’s free-to-play as well, developed by Infinity Ward, and is available on all major platforms.

Minecraft

Not a loot-n-shoot type of player? Minecraft is for you. It’s one of the best-selling games of all time. With its block-building mechanics that are somewhat similar to Fortnite, especially LEGO Fortnite, and an overwhelming amount of stuff you can create with different recipes, the sky is the limit for creative players. You can also play around with some cool mods that enable Ray Tracing and enhance the graphics tremendously.

Apex Legends

From the developers of Titanfall 2, Apex Legends is another great example of how thrilling battle royale games can be if done right. It’s an action, adventure, first-person shooter. There are currently 23 Legends that you can choose from, with each having their unique strengths and weaknesses. Pick whichever suits your play style best.

1v1.LOL

This game might seem like just a Fortnite rip-off, but it’s the best alternative if you have a low-end machine and want smooth gameplay while also enjoying the mechanics of Fortnite. It has everything a Fortnite player needs from the building, third person shooting, as well as zone wars. 1v1.LOL is free-to-play and also has a mobile version. Check this out, you can also play it on a browser.

Paladins

Paladins is a free-to-play fantasy team-based action shooter. It has got a large roster of 59 champions at the time of writing. The game features a 5v5 team-based gameplay and diverse modes. There’s also magic associated with each champion which makes the game even more interesting and challenging. The arcade look of the game gives the same vibe as Fortnite.

All in all, among the hundreds of games, we hope this article provides a good choice of them for you to choose from. Every single title in this list has one or more similarities with Fortnite, so there should be something for everyone. If you are looking to try to broaden your gaming horizons even further, here are 2023’s Best Video Game Hidden Gems that you should check out.

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