Flip Your Gameplay — How to Invert Controls in Fortnite

You can invert controls in Fortnite easily on any platform through in-game settings. Here's how to do it!

Updated on Sep 05, 2023
Fact checked by Mark McKenzie |
   Learn more
Flip Your Gameplay — How to Invert Controls in Fortnite

How To Invert Your Fortnite Y Axis

Getting the right camera controls is important. If you're used to inverted controls, you can easily switch to your preferred settings in Epic Games' Fortnite Battle Royale, whether you're on Xbox Series X, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, or PS5.

Here is how to invert y-axis in Fortnite:

  1. Open the Fortnite Settings menu and select the Game Settings Tab (gear icon).
  2. Scroll down to the Extra Game Settings section.
  3. Turn Invert View to on to invert y axis.

After following the above steps, your y-axis will be inverted.

How To Invert Your Fortnite Y Axis

While we're in the settings menu, there are some more Fortnite settings you may want to mess around with. For example, maybe you're interested in the best FPS settings in Fortnite or getting a custom crosshair in Fortnite.

Can You Invert X Axis in Fortnite?

You can't invert the x-axis in Fortnite. Inverted camera controls that we presented will only invert your y-axis, not your x-axis. 

Why Do Players Use Inverted Controls in Fortnite?

Many gamers use inverted motion controls in Fortnite because of personal preference. There is no tactical edge to using inverted controls in Fortnite; you won't win more Fortnite games because of it. Some players just find that inverted controls makes more sense for them, and find more success with inverted controls.

Some players just want to try Fortnite in a new way. If you are one of them, you also might want to think about playing Fortnite on Oculus Quest 2 headset; it's really something else!

URL Copied