5 Simple Fixes for Fortnite Stuck on White Screen

After you launch Fortnite on Windows PC, you can’t play the game and the game is stuck on white screen. In some cases, there’s a word saying “Drifting” at the bottom left corner of the screen. Don’t worry. To fix the white drifting screen error on Windows, you can try the methods in this post.

You can try the following five methods one by one until you find the one that works for you.

Method 1: Restart Fortnite
Method 2: Check on Fortnite’s official twitter account
Method 3: Verify the game files
Method 4: Update graphics drivers
Method 5: Reinstall the game

Method 1: Restart Fortnite

In general, a simple restart is a go-to troubleshooting method for all the Fortnite loading bugs like the stuck on white screen error. To fix this error, you can try restarting Fortnite. Before restarting the game, check to ensure all Fortnite-related processes are closed.

Here’s how to do it:

1) Close Fortnite.

2) Open Task Manager.

To open Task Manager, right-click on the Start menu button and then select Task Manager.

3) At the Processes tab, check if there are any remaining Fortnite processes. If yes, close those processes.

4) Restart Fortnite and check to see if the white screen error is fixed.

If Method 1 doesn’t work for you, continue to the next method.

Method 2: Check on Fortnite’s official twitter account

The Fortnite white screen error can be caused by bad server status. In that case, you can’t do anything but wait for the official to fix the error.

The Fortnite official will tweet on their official twitter account to notify the public if the error is caused on their end. You can check on Fortnite’s official twitter account to see if there are any tweets about this error.

If this error is caused on your end, continue to try Method 3.

Method 3: Verify the game files

Corrupt or missing game files can cause Fortnite to be stuck on the white screen. To fix the error, you can try verifying the game files through Epic Games Launcher. The verifying process will verify the corrupt or missing game files, then repair or re-download these files.

Here’s how to do it:

1) Open Epic Games Launcher.

2) Go to your Library.

3) Click the three dots next to Fortnite.

4) Click Verify.

The process can take a few minutes. Please wait until the process is done. Once done, restart Fortnite and check to see if the white screen error is fixed.

If Method 3 doesn’t help fix the white screen error, continue to try Method 4.

Method 4: Update graphics drivers

The Fortnite white screen error can be caused by outdated graphics drivers. To fix the error, you can try installing the latest driver for your graphics card.

If you don’t have the time and computer skills to do it manually, you can do it automatically with Driver Easy.

With Driver Easy, you don’t need to know what your graphics card model is and what Windows version you have. You can install the latest graphics driver with just a few clicks. This will save you a lot of time.

Here’s how to use Driver Easy to update the graphics card driver on Windows:

1) Download and install Driver Easy Free on your computer.

2) Launch the application and click Scan Now to detect any problem drivers on your computer. The process will take a few seconds. Once done, you’ll see a list of drivers that can be updated.

3) Click the Update button next to the graphics card driver, then the driver will be downloaded automatically. Once download is done, you can install the driver with the step-by-step guide from Driver Easy.

If you go Pro, you can click the Update All button to download and install all drivers automatically.

After updating the graphics card driver, restart your computer. Launch Fortnite and check to see if the white screen error is fixed. If not, try Method 5.

Method 5: Reinstall the game

Reinstalling Fortnite is the most common fix for all Fortnite loading bugs such as the white screen error. If none of the above methods helps fix the error, the last resort you can try is to reinstall Fortnite.

You can reinstall Fortnite through Epic Games Launcher:

1) Open Epic Games Launcher.

2) Go to your Library.

3) Click the three dots next to Fortnite.

4) Click Uninstall.

5) After you uninstall Fortnite, you can install Fortnite from Epic Games Launcher again.

Hopefully you can fix the Fortnite white screen error with the above steps. If you have any questions, feel free to drop a comment below. I’ll get back to you ASAP.

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