What are social tags in Fortnite? New feature and uses explained


What are social tags in Fortnite?  New feature and uses explained

Epic Games recently added social tags in the v21.10 Fortnite update, and many players are confused about what they are. This brand new feature is one of the best things to ever come to the Battle Royale game. It’s perfect for both hardcore and casual gamers, especially those who have a hard time finding decent parties.

In simpler terms, social tags in Fortnite are a way for people to find similar players. Each player can enable these tags and represent their style of play using them. Based on these tags, players can be matched with other players who have similar tags. Social tags can now help players find their perfect duo or team in just a few minutes.

Epic Games has added a variety of social tags to the game that players can now use. These include tags related to game modes, competitive, and even the single player environment. Clearly, with these tags, players can now avoid all toxic teammates, as well as those that don’t communicate and fall to the other side of the map.

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Everything that is known about Social Tags in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3

For the uninitiated, Epic Games recently began testing a feature that can help players search for groups. The feature will introduce players to others who are also looking for a party with the help of some filters. If players don’t have any friends who play the Battle Royale game, the new Social Tags feature was exactly what they needed.

With the v21.10 update, the Social Tags feature went live in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3. Players can now choose from tags like 2v2, Deathrun, Free For All, and more for the Game Mode section. Similar tags are available to describe your vibe, such as Chill, Mic Off, Mic On, etc. Players can even set tags for preferred competitive events like Cosmetic Cup, Hype Cup, Lightning Cup, and more.

Social tags and Looking For Party have been implemented for 10% of the community, soon to be implemented for all! (via @The1Jaren)- “Looking For Party is a new way to find players based on their common social tags. Add social tags to your profile now and start finding players!” https://t.co/ImfzMefAQd

The following steps can help players add social tags to their profiles:

  1. Click on your profile icon in the sidebar.
  2. Select +Add tag option.
  3. Add social tags from the available list.
  4. Save and confirm the selected labels.

Players can select up to three tags at a time to display on their profile. These tags can be used in the Looking for Party option, as well as for a custom experience curated by Epic Games.

How does the Looking for Party feature work in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3?

Once players have selected at least one social tag, they will be able to match up with similar players by sending and receiving party invites. They can do so through the new Looking for Party section in-game. This added feature helps players join groups based on interest and server region. Players simply need to turn on the Find Party option so they can start receiving and sending party invites.

Both the Looking for Party feature and social tagging in Fortnite have been active for all players since June 22. Features are optional and can be disabled at any time. However, using them is certainly the best way to match up with some like-minded players from your server region.

Edited by Soumyadyuti Ghosh