Reducing Fortnite’s Power Consumption – 2023

Published in 2023, this study explains how to reduce Fortnite’s power consumption on Xbox, PlayStation and PC while minimising the noticeable impact for players and measuring the impact of these changes in the real world. It provides recommendations for developers who want to improve the energy efficiency of their own games.

A few key figures


MWh per day were saved by Epic Games’ player base as a result of changes made by developers to limit Fortnite’s energy consumption on Xbox, PlayStation and PC.

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