In this guide, we will show you the steps to fix the issue of Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch Controllers not working in Fortnite. When it comes to the battle royale genre, then there’s hardly an iota of doubt that Fortnite is one of the absolute names in this domain. However, in spite of its impressive gameplay, intriguing missions, and support for numerous platforms, it’s still not free from its fair share of issues.
As of now, numerous Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch console users have voiced their concern that their console is no longer working in Fortnite. While they are able to access the game’s menu, but as soon as the game starts, the console does not responds and all the buttons become inactive.
Since the controller is working well and good across all the other games and the fact that the issue is present across numerous consoles cements the fact that the issue is with the game and not the controller. With that said, there does exist a nifty workaround that shall help you rectify this issue. So without further ado, let’s check it.
Fix Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch Controllers not working in Fortnite
- To begin with, close the game and restart it.
- Then go to Settings > Controller Options.
- Now enable the toggle next to Use Advanced Option.
- After that, click Confirm in the prompt that appears.
- This should enable Legacy Mode and the issue would be rectified.
That’s it. These were the steps to fix the issue of Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch Controllers not working in Fortnite. As far as the official stance on this matter is concerned, the developers are aware of this issue, but they haven’t given out any ETA for the rollout of a fix. As and when that happens, we will update this guide accordingly. In the meantime, the aforementioned workarounds are your best bet.
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