In Fortnite, you can drop items to other players. You can do this irrespective of which mode you are playing. You can be playing PvE (Save the World) or PVP (Battle Royale).
While playing Battle Royale, you may wish to drop weapons or ammunition to your squad mates. You can also drop other items in your inventory including armor, health, traps and any other thing you are carrying and wish to drop.
While playing Save the World, you may want to drop weapons so that other players in your party can help defend the objectives better. In this case, you can only drop crafted weapons, not actual schematics.
Unfortunately, to scam in Save the World, you need to go to someone’s Homebase and then trade weapons. Once you drop your weapon, you are likely to get kicked off the base and lose your weapon. We recommend that you keep your wits about you can make sure to be careful while engaging in trade.
In the guide below, we will show you how to drop items in Fortnite on PS4, PC, and Xbox One.
How to Drop Items in Fortnite Battle Royale
First off, open your inventory. You can do this by pressing the I key on your keyboard. If you are using a controller, it will vary depending on the preset you are using.
Drop items in Fortnite Battle Royale
Next, hover over the item you wish to drop. Keep in mind that you can drop ammo, armor, resources, health and anything else you may be carrying. The drop button can be found in the bottom right corner of the screen. It is activated by pressing the X key by default. Again, you will need to check the preset you are using on PS4 and Xbox One.
Dropping Items In Fortnite Save The World
To drop items in the PvE mode of Fortnite, open up your inventory. You can do this by hitting the I key on your keyboard. Now, you should see all of the items in your backpack.
To drop an item, first, you need to select it. Next, hit the Drop button in the bottom right corner of the screen. Keep in mind that this only drops weapons and not schematics. It’s impossible to trade schematics in the current point of the game.