Fortnite gets a performance mode so it runs better on older PCs

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It’s no mean feat that Fortnite manages to run as well as it does on just about any conceivable platform — from mobile to Switch to high-end gaming PC. Today, in a post on its blog, Epic Games announced a feature called performance mode, which will allow older PCs to run the game better. It’ll be available on December 15th.

The new mode “offers significant performance gains by trading out visual quality to lower memory usage and lighten the load on CPU and GPU,” the company writes, meaning the game will look less good so it doesn’t torch your hardware. (Users running Fortnite on older hardware will see a prompt about the mode when they boot up the game.) Epic also bundled in a feature that allows players to remove high-resolution…

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