How to build in Fortnite? - Build faster and more efficiently

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Construction in Fortnite

Perhaps one of the most characteristic and original aspects of the video game Fortnite is the ability to build. This refers precisely to the ability we have to build walls, stairs, floors and ceilings in battles within the game.

Fortnite constructions they will allow you to protect yourself from your enemies and in turn reach the height necessary to gain an advantage against them. It is for this reason that much faster and better editing in Fortnite is a requirement for anyone who wants to stand out in this video game.



Through the following guide we will point out some of the things you should know to improve your skills while building in Fortnite.

How to build in Fortnite? - Build faster and more efficiently

Building is a process that may seem complex to inexperienced users, however with practice and le appropriate settings it can be easily learned. That said, we recommend that you read the following article and in this way learn about the construction in this popular game:

The controls

Undoubtedly one of the most important aspects when building is to master the controls perfectly, at least in the case of the computer, since when playing on the Xbox or PlayStation the controls are a little more optimized.

But what is Fortnite and how is it played? Fortnite is a Battle Royale-style game, which integrates a very original new mode: we refer specifically to construction. In any case, building in Fortnite implies mastering a new way of playing and before that it is essential the correct configuration of the controls.

If you want to build more efficiently, it's best to configure the build controls to make them more convenient. As we have pointed out before, the default controls on PC are not the most suitable, on the contrary, they could become very inconvenient, before this it is necessary to opt for more efficient configurations.



There are many control configurations for building in Fortnite. However, they all adhere to a fundamental principle and that is that the keys to build are easily accessible. That said, we recommend the following basic setup for the things you can do in creative mode:

  • Wall: in the case of the wall, we recommend using the key “Q” di easy access, which is particularly useful for quickly protecting yourself from the blows of your opponents.
  • Scale: le scales are very important in Fortnite, so it is also essential to have them on hand, so we recommend placing them on the key "E".
  • Pavement: for more advanced constructions the floor is essential, in relation to this it is advisable to place it on the key "C".
  • Roof: even though many people don't use the roof, the truth is that it is very useful and is something you should apply. As for the configuration, it is recommended to use the key "V".

Practice building

If you're looking to build faster, once you've got yours set up correctly build checks, the only thing you can do to improve is practice. Fortnite is a video game that is characterized by demanding a lot from the players, so improvement is essential.


If you don't want to run into players who are superior to you or who build more efficiently, no doubt what we recommend is to enter mode as «Creative» where you can properly practice your building skills.

The truth is, there are no magical ways to build faster, the only way is to practice and apply the tactics that best suit your way of playing. Other than that, we recommend that you watch professional gamers, because you can always learn a little bit by watching the games of important people.


In addition to the above aspects, it is essential collect a large amount of materials while playing in your games. Undoubtedly, this is something you need to take into consideration, as running out of materials is usually synonymous with losing the game in most cases.

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