Season 4 of Fortnite is coming to an end with its Battle Pass set to conclude on November 30th. Understandably, lots of people want to know when Season 5 will start, but – for the here and now – plenty of others want to know how to connect Fortnite and Epic Games with Houseparty so they can use video chat. Here you’ll discover how to connect and link Epic Games with the Houseparty app so you can use the newly added video chat feature.

Fortnite has been asking players if they’d be okay paying a monthly subscription, and the reaction has been mixed with plenty of people pointing out that the game’s rich enough as a free-to-play with dozens of items for sale. The query doesn’t mean that a monthly subscription is going to happen, but the survey has caused enough of a stir amongst the community.

But, away from the game’s future and the developer’s tentative poking of the bear, below you’ll discover how to connect and link Epic Games with the Houseparty app so you can use the battle royale’s newly added video chat feature.

How to link Fortnite and Epic Games with Houseparty

Follow the below steps to link and connect Fortnite and Epic Games with the Houseparty app:

  • Download Houseparty on iOS or Android store
  • Create an account
  • Press Connect on Fortnite notification
  • Link Houseparty to Fortnite by entering your Epic Games login details

Once you’ve done all of the above, your Houseparty app will be linked and connected with your Fortnite and Epic Games account.

How to use Houseparty video chat in Fortnite

You can only use the Houseparty video chat in Fortnite on PS4, PS5, and PC.

In order to use the Houseparty video chat feature in Fortnite, follow the below steps after linking your accounts:

  • Open the app on iOS or Android
  • Invite or join your friends on Houseparty
  • Turn Fortnite on for either PlayStation or PC
  • And talk to your friends on Houseparty while playing Fortnite

Some people have reported problems with connecting Houseparty to Fortnite and Epic Games, and this is because the feature is currently not available for everyone.

Also remember that it is only available for PC and PlayStation consoles.

Provided you do get the Houseparty video chat to work in Fortnite, you should see your friends on the side of the screen which comes with the consequence of making your gameplay slightly smaller.

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