Epic Games have confirmed that Fortnite will be available on next-gen consoles, the PS5 and Xbox Series X, as launch titles. Epic Games has confirmed that their current Unreal Engine 4.25 already supports both next-gen platforms, and Unreal Engine 5 will be available in 2021.
Epic will port Fortnite over to the new engine when it’s available in mid-2021. A nine-minute demo of the Unreal Engine 5, titled Lumen in the Land of Nanite, was also released showing off real-time rendering on the PS5:
The following video shows off just how impressive the new engine and the PS5 will be. The engine will be capable of supporting 4K and 30fps, but the below demo was running at around 1440p: