Fortbytes are ‘files’ for which players must complete new challenges to unlock. Each file unlocks more of a larger picture which supposedly reveals something important about Season 9.

Fortbytes are essentially a new system of challenges for Fortnite. While the regular Battle Pass challenges are still in place, Fortbytes add even more activities to keep players engaged.

Each Fortbyte challenge completed will unlock a small piece of a larger picture file/loading screen. The more you uncover and unlock, the closer you get to unlocking the secrets behind the Fortbytes.

What are Fortbytes?

There are 100 Fortbyte challenges in all for Season 9. However, not all of these are able to completed from the start. Many of the Fortbytes remained off limits until Epic Games unlocks the challenges.

Many of the Fortbyte challenges are much longer than typical Battle Pass Challenges. Some ask players to earn 100,000+ XP while others task players with completing Battle Pass tiers.

You can find the Fortbyte challenges in-game as the first icon in the ‘Challenges’ tab. The Fortbytes can only be completed/found by Battle Pass owners.

Fortbyte Challenge Menu

As mentioned before, only some of the challenges are currently available. Here’s Epic’s official information on the Fortbytes from the v9.00 patch notes.

Fortbytes

  • Fortbytes are a series of 100 collectible computer chips available to Battle Pass owners. As you collect Fortbytes, you’ll decrypt a mysterious image. Collect them all to unlock rewards and uncover the secrets of Season 9.
  • On the first day of Season 9, there are 18 Fortbytes available to find. At least 1 new Fortbyte will be unlocked each day. Check the Challenges Tab for detailed information on which Fortbytes are currently available and when the others unlock.
  • Fortbytes cannot be collected after Season 9 ends.

All available Fortbytes as of May 22nd

We wanted to make an ever-growing list of Fortbyte challenges that are currently available. Current update: May 22nd, 2019.

Each Fortbyte is designated by its number in the Fortbyte menu.

For any location based challenges, you can click on the challenge in the list below to be taken to a guide on where to find the Fortbyte.

Fortbyte 01 – Awarded for gaining 175,000 XP

Fortbyte 06 – Accessible by using the Yay! emote in an Ice Cream shop in the desert

Fortbyte 07 – Accessible by using the ‘Cuddle Up’ Emoticon inside a rocky umbrella

Fortbyte 08 – Found at Junk Junction

Fortbyte 10 – Awarded for gaining 60,000 XP


Fortbyte 13 – Found at a location hidden within Loading Screen #2

Fortbyte 17 – Found inside a wooden fish building

Fortbyte 22 – Accessible by using Rox Spray in an underpass

Fortbyte 24 Found within Fatal Fields

Fortbyte 25 – Awarded at Battle Pass Tier 40


Fortbyte 35 – Awarded for gaining 225,000 XP

Fortbyte 36 – Accessible by Sentinel on a frozen island

Fortbyte 39 – Awarded for completing 6 challenges in Week 2

Fortbyte 44 – Awarded at Battle Pass Tier 20

Fortbyte 46 – Awarded at Battle Pass Tier 100


Fortbyte 47 – Found between a Reboot Van, pirate camp, and a crashed battlebus

Fortbyte 55 – Found in Haunted Hills

Fortbyte 57 – Awarded by finishing top 10 in squads, duos, or solo 25 times

Fortbyte 64 – Accessible by Rox on top of Stunt Mountain

Fortbyte 66 – Awarded by finishing top 10 in squads, duos, or solo 75 times


Fortbyte 71 – Awarded for completing 6 challenges from Week 1

Fortbyte 72 – Found within Salty Springs

Fortbyte 81 – Found near a mountain top cactus wedge

Fortbyte 82 – Accessible by solving the pressure plate puzzle NW of The Block

Fortbyte 84 – Awarded at Battle Pass Tier 60


Fortbyte 85 – Awarded for gaining 30,000 XP

Fortbyte 87 – Awarded by finishing top 10 in squads, duos, or solo 50 times

Fortbyte 90 – Awarded by finishing top 10 in squads, duos, or solo 100 times

Fortbyte 92 – Accessible by using Rock Love Spray near a lavafall

Fortbyte 96 – Awarded at Battle Pass Tier 80


Fortbyte 99 – Awarded for gaining 125,000 XP

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