Fortnite Battle Royale PS4 Advanced Tips
Fortnite Battle Royale is slowly taking over the world but tips from a few months ago are no longer viable or the meta has changed enough for new tactics. So I’ve asked as many professional Battle Royale players as I can think of to give you 35 Fortnite Battle Royale PS4 Advanced Tips and by asked I mean I’ve stalked them and spammed their chat until they replied.
These 35 tips should be good for anyone from beginner to intermediate and hopefully you guys who are already Fortnite Kings may find one or two things you didn’t already know.
1 Pulse Grenades
If you find yourself stuck in the storm I’m already sure that you use the launch pad wherever possible to escape but also keep in mind those pulse grenades to push yourself quickly towards the safe zone. In some cases it’s actually more beneficial to grab the pulse grenades over healing items so don’t ignore them they could save your life.
Most people have noticed that the altitude your parachute pops at is set to a certain distance above the ground or structures. What a great deal of people are missing though is that the parachute auto deploys at its lowest altitude if you are away from the island. This is because they don’t follow, Fortnite Battle Royale PS4 Advanced Tips. So places like greasy grove can be reached quicker by first jumping away from the island and sweeping back in after the umbrella pops. This should allow you to land first.
3 Safe Zones
Of course not everyone wants to fight every single person they see in Fortnite, even thought it’s called Battle Royale. So if you’re a covert player, attempt to enter the safe zones by the smallest side. This limits the number of combatants you face. The theory is simple; we are all attracted to those areas of interest, the ones that are named on the map. So get the edge by thinking tactically and entering the safe zone by the area of least resistance.
Whether you’re a war monger or a stealth player think about running towards gunfire in the distance, if your timing is right you can sneak up on an entire squad and completely obliterate a team which has just survived a long tough battle.
4 Weapon Sounds
It’s also a great idea to get used to the unique sounds of each weapon if you are hankering for a scar listen for those shots and take the weapon by force.
Let’s move on to building…Fortnite Battle Royale PS4 Advanced Tips
4 Building Bases
Building bases remains an integral part of our Fortnite Battle Royale PS4 Advanced Tips. Especially in the later game combat. It’s a great recommendation to throw a trap at the top of your base to warn off any would be based rushes. But we can take this a step further by placing traps at the foot of our base and catch those snooping little buggers who attempt to hide there. By doing this you also may find yourself being forced to jump out of your structure and running away may actually net you another kill.
Oh and one more way to use traps on your bases is by putting them inside a few different ways. To do this edit the top of your structure and watch your foes fall to their death or make a door on the bottom and hide traps behind it.
5 Use of Wood
There’s so many ways to use traps to deter and outright murder players. Most people who play Fortnite Battle Royale use brick and metal for those final bases. This makes complete sense as they are the stronger materials but many people miss how weak they are during the first few seconds of the build. Wood on the other hand has immediate integrity and can take the brunt of a shotgun blast and still stay intact. Whereas metal the supposed strongest structure is smashed to pieces immediately. Of course metal is the strongest material for final towers but always keep in mind how long they take to construct.
6 Use of Trees
Trees are the biggest commodity for materials in Fortnite Battle Royale PS4 Advanced Tips, but the sight of them falling can give away your location with big trees.
7 Keep Health Intact
Try to keep the last 50 health intact and move to the next one. It’s damn hard to resist I know but no one wants to be ambushed with their chopper out. So keep your eye on the horizon line and watch for falling trees and structures to get one up on the opposition.
Another thing to consider with materials in general is what items give you the most resources or the quickest resources. Pallets rock formations, huge pine trees and the beasts trees at moisty are great to get out your axe and just smack a few different things as you walk past. You may find something which yields more materials than you expect.
8 Glitch in Fortnite
There’s a small glitch that can be used when gathering materials, axe switching or axe cancelling. If you prefer it works best on the PC but with practice it’s pretty good on the PS4. To do it, begin to mine like usual but after your first swing hits switch to your inventory items and immediately switch back again and start the process all over. Your character will definitely look like they’re having a seizure but with practice you can obliterate anything using axe canceling.
9 Building A Ramp
Let’s look at our building options during fights. When climbing high, it’s a good idea to put a ramp over your head to protect you from head shots from a higher distance. This is also the case with rubes which can be placed above your head if the opposition has the high ground. You’d be surprised how many players jump down and give away that high ground once they feel they can’t get debris shots.
10 Peek Through The Slots
Depending on the material you choose to build with you can peek through the slots in the structure and get the drop on your enemy. Fortnite is very frustrating in that sense some gaps you can shoot through some you can not. In here you are completely safe so peek away.
11 Edit Mode
A quick reminder about edit mode. Edit your structures in particular the walls and remove all the segments in
front of you. You’ll now be able to see through to the other side and it acts like a one-way mirror.
Speaking of editing tiles in Sniper Battles, most people are looking for someone to peek their head out of. The top Fortnite Battle Royale PS4 players mix it up a little by quickly editing in a window and surprising those dudes.
12 Hit The Base
Another good tactic is to hit a wall a few times to see through the top layer. The downside is the integrity of the wall is reduced but you can then see through and not have to put your head above the parapet by hitting their base a few times.
You can also see when they are healing and plan the perfect time to strike if you find yourself under a great deal of pressure and you’re building walls like there’s no tomorrow.
Keep moving your character around, the occasional bullet will get through so don’t stay in one place too long.
Stone offers limited visibility and can be built quite fast compared to metal. When in the upstairs of a house placed down a floor over the stairs, now stand and be ready to kill your foe by editing out the tiles once they switch to their pick axe.
Edit down and show them no remorse, be aware though not everyone falls for it so be ready.
13 Moves On A Bridge
How many times have you built a sky bridge and had it shot from beneath you. If you’re running with a squad try to attach the ramp or bridge to other structures like cliff edges by doing this if someone shoots out one of the panel’s you and your squad won’t fall to their death.
Connecting structures to solid objects acts like a point of contact keeping gravity at bay. When building structures remember that you’ll take fall damage jumping from a height above three and a half tiles.
That’s why the majority of towers you see are three walls high. If you do fall from a considerable height try to spam the ramp tile in the hopes of negating any fall damage. As an extension to this if you’re trying to make an impossible jump use the roof tile to bridge the gap.
I get into salty springs the exact same way every time leaping from the cliff edge and placing down a tile to stop my impending death on two guns and silenced weapons. In particular these are so underutilized if you don’t want to murder people with them use them for checking bushes or knocking down trees and walls without giving away your position.
14 Use A Sniper
In ranged fights use a sniper or other long-range weapon to hugely weaken your enemy whether you hit or miss, immediately switch to your rifle and finish the fight.
15 Switch Weapons
Too many of us, me included, have the urge to keep looking down our bolts sniper sites and admiring our shots but by switching to another weapon immediately you could end the fight much quicker.
This should be an obvious one but I’ve neglected it for so long but you really should pop a ramp when fighting the additional cover. The heights will always give you the edge in battle.
17 Axe Switching
Have you ever looted your kill and accidentally picked up too many bandages or grenades which take up two slots in your inventory. Switching to your axe while looting will stop you from getting too many materials. It will max out on its own.
18 Hide The Loot
A few months ago, I suggested in Fortnite Battle Royale PS4 Advanced Tips, hiding unwanted loot under pyramids well I have a new tactic for this season placing a lovely structure and door around the loot. Here’s the theory, whilst raising a team a top chug chugging we all tend to build a mini for around us to keep us safe.
And then we create a door when we get out well as these mini thoughts are so inviting to other players place a trap behind the blind side of the door and anyone who can’t resist a little look will be obliterated.
19 Fortnite Campfires
How often do you use the campfires? Did you know that the effects of those campfires can stack. So standing between two or more will see you heal super quickly. This is something we picked up from a pro when researching for our Fortnite Battle Royale PS4 Advanced Tips.
20 Use Same Slot
A general Fortnite Battle Royale PS4 Advanced Tips to end on, keep weapons in the same slot where possible. This will improve your muscle memory and your reaction times. Firstly my assault rifle goes in slot 1 with a short-range weapon in and a sniper in 5. This way I can stay with my preferred assault rifle and quickly switch to either sniper or shotgun in one single click.
On console if you always keep the same weapon in the same slots you’ll never be forced to look at your load out whilst fighting.
Here’s the biggest thing of all and it seems a bit of a cop-out but it needs to be said and is a good conclusion on our Fortnite Battle Royale PS4 Advanced Tips guide. Check those patch notes, things change so fast in fortnight that the guns you love get slightly nerfed.
All those guns that you hate suddenly become the new meta.
That’s it for our Fortnite Battle Royale PS4 Advanced Tips guide.