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Best Fortnite PC keys

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Best Fortnite PC keys: You are an “avid” player of Fortnite, the popular Epic Games Battle Royale title. In particular, you have installed the game on your computer and you are having a lot of fun playing with your friends. However, you find that the default keys don’t allow you to show off your skills at best. You are therefore looking for combinations that allow you to improve your performance in the game. That’s the way it is, isn’t it? Then I would say that you have come to the right place, at the right time!

In today’s tutorial, in fact, I will explain in detail which are the best keys for Fortnite PC. If you are wondering, I will analyze both the mouse and keyboard configurations and those that use the controller, so that you can play at your best with the input method you prefer. Furthermore, I will not fail to provide you with the information you need about which professional players to follow in order to learn how to better master their skills in the title of Epic Games.

What do you say? Let’s begin? Are you ready to discover the most valid key combinations for Fortnite on your computer? I’d say yes, since you’ve come this far and are reading this guide with particular interest. Come on then, all you have to do is take five minutes of free time, make yourself comfortable and follow the quick instructions below. I can assure you that in this way, you will be able to reach your goal in a flash. Having said that, there is nothing else for me to do, except to wish you happy reading and enjoy!

Preliminary information

Fortnite PC keyboard

Before explaining what i am best keys for Fortnite PC, I think you might be interested to know more about the input methods supported by this version of the Epic Games title.

Well, there are two types of players: who uses mouse and keyboard and who prefers the controller. Fortnite provides full support to both input methods and therefore the user experience is excellent both via mouse and keyboard and with controller.

If you need advice regarding these devices, I invite you to consult my tutorials related to best keyboards, ai best gaming mice (some products also have useful side buttons which I will tell you about later) and on how to connect the PS4 controller to the PC.

However, in general, mouse and keyboard are considered to be a “faster” input method and able to provide better performance. For this reason, Epic Games has decided to divide the servers for the two types of players, so that no one has particular advantages.

Best Fortnite PC keys with mouse and keyboard

Best Fortnite PC keys with mouse and keyboard

If you’ve always played with mouse and keyboard, you should consider some pointers provided directly by professional players.

In particular, I recommend you try using the key combination that Ninja, the best known streamer and professional player in the world regarding Fortnite, illustrated during some live broadcasts on video streaming platforms.

You have to know that Microsoft Mixer is Amazon Twitch are two services in which many pro players of the Epic Games title perform live streaming where they show their techniques. Clearly it will not be enough for you to learn what configuration Ninja uses to become a professional player, but surely you could find better keys to use than those set by default.

To follow Ninja, all you have to do is connect to his Official Mixer channel through any browser for web browsing or by downloading the platform application (available for free both on the Android Play Store that on theIOS / iPadOS App Store). Live broadcasts are held every day from 16:30 to 01:00 Italian. Clearly the language of the content is English.

Going back to the controls, the professional player usually changes the default configuration a little. In particular, in the Ninja configuration the button C serves for Crouch down (by default it would be Left Ctrl), while to access the fourth and fifth weapon the buttons are used in the inventory respectively Z is X on the keyboard (by default they would be the number keys 5 is 6).

The changes also “affect” i keys to build, since when playing at high levels on Fortnite it is important to be able to carry out the various constructions particularly fast. For this reason, Ninja has changed the default configuration of the construction mode (the one that uses the keys from F1 to F5), replacing it with another completely different one.

In particular, the professional player uses i side mouse buttons to build walls is stairs, while the realization of the floor is assigned to the button Q keyboard. THE roofs instead they are built with the key Left shift and the traps are assigned to the button 5 keyboard.

Input Fortnite PC

You are probably wondering why Ninja uses this configuration. Well, if you take your keyboard in hand and look at the position of the buttons mentioned above, you will notice that they are all in the area surrounding the classics WASD, which are used for the movement of the character.

By placing your fingers in the classic “gamer position”, you can then reach all the buttons through a minimal movement of the left hand. This means that each action will be faster than that of the users who use the default keys, since the latter will have to reach the buttons that are in more distant positions. It may seem like a trivial matter, but in reality a few milliseconds can make a difference in these contexts, especially at a competitive level.

The only “sore point”, if we want to call it that, of this configuration is the fact that, of course, you may have to take some time to learn how to use the new key combination properly. However, once you pass the initial phase, you will certainly have improved yours performance on Fortnite.

Best Fortnite PC keys with controller

Best Fortnite PC keys with controller

Another input method widely used also on PC is the controller. In fact, a certain type of user prefers to use the pad over the mouse and keyboard.

In this case, if you are not an expert player, my advice is to rely on the excellent presets implemented natively on Fortnite. In fact, the latter are meant for any type of player and you will surely find what is right for you. In particular, the key combinations that I consider most valid are those of the presets Fast builder, which allows you to build structures quickly, and Combat professional, which instead allows you to have an advantage during the clash with other players.

Obviously, the possibility of setting one is not missing custom configuration suited to your needs, but I can assure you that, in most cases, the aforementioned presets are enough and advanced. Suffice it to say that even some professional players do not go to “dent” these commands. On the other hand, unlike the mouse and keyboard, it is not possible to speed up your actions much on the controller, given that the distance of the buttons is more or less the same.

PS4 Fortnite PC controller

To conclude, I remind you that Epic Games constantly updates Fortnite and therefore the key configurations illustrated in this post may undergo changes at any moment. I therefore invite you to take all the information contained in this guide as purely indicative.

Since you are interested in the PC version of Fortnite, I think I can recommend some tutorials that may be useful to you. In particular, I invite you to take a look at my guides on how to improve aiming on Fortnite PC, how to build on Fortnite PC, how to play Fortnite with mouse and keyboard, how to play Fortnite on PC with controller, how not to get Fortnite to lag on PC and on best settings for Fortnite.