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Fortnite Stuck on Loading Screen Glitch | Fix for 2020

If you’re having trouble playing Epic Games’ Fortnite as we enter the new decade, try not to worry too much, as you’re far from alone. The Fortnite stuck on loading screen issue for 2020 is affecting players that attempt to boot up the battle royale game on PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch, so wherever you’re experiencing problems stick with us to learn of a fix.

Fortnite stuck on loading screen glitch fix for PC

Fortnite stuck on loading screen

If you’re having Fortnite loading issues on PC, the most common cause is a conflict with NVIDIA software that’s running in the background.

Fortnite loading screen glitch fix for NVIDIA users

  • Press ctrl+shift+esc on your keyboard to bring up the “Task Manager”
  • Click “More Details” in the bottom left
  • Scroll down the alphabetical list until you reach the “NVIDIA” programs
  • Right-click all relevant programs and then select “End task”

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If you don’t have an NVIDIA graphics card in your PC, then you’ll want to try verifying your game via the Epic Launcher.

How to verify Fortnite in the Epic Games Launcher

  • Boot up the Epic Games Launcher on your PC
  • Select Fortnite, then “View”
  • Click the cog icon to enter the “Settings” menu
  • Click “Verify”

If you’re still having issues after performing these fixes, try doing a full reinstallation of Fortnite.

Fortnite stuck on loading screen glitch fix for consoles

Fortnite stuck on loading screen

With the PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch being closed platforms, players aren’t afforded the same level of control and so your options are more limited.

Fortnite loading screen glitch fix for PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch

  • Perform a hard reset of your console by holding the power button
  • Turn the console back on and attempt to launch Fortnite
  • If that doesn’t fix the issue, the next step is to delete and redownload the game