How to earn XP in Creator-Made Islands in Fortnite

How to earn XP in Creator-Made Islands in Fortnite
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Coleman Hamstead


14th Aug 2023 17:31


Did you know that you can earn XP in Creator-Made Islands in Fortnite? That's right - playing official Fortnite playlists by Epic Games like Battle Royale and Zero Build is not the only way to accumulate XP. This primer will detail Creator-Made Islands, including how to earn XP in Creator-Made Islands in Fortnite.

What are Creator-Made Islands in Fortnite?

Creator-Made Islands are Islands designed by members of the Fortnite community using the tools available in Creative Mode.
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Creator-Made Islands are what they sound like — Islands handcrafted by Fortnite players like you! Thanks to Creative Mode, the game features thousands upon thousands of unique Islands forged by members of the Fortnite community.

  • Thanks to Fortnite Unreal Editor and Creative 2.0, it's never been easier for Island Creators to design top-of-the-line experiences that rival anything Epic Games themselves could conjure up

Where to find and how to access Creator-Made Islands in Fortnite

Browse Discover to find new Creator-Made Islands in Fortnite.
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You can find Creator-Made Islands in the Fortnite Discover tab. When you initially open Discover, you will be presented with hundreds of Creator-Made Islands divided into different categories. You can tailor your search and browse by specific categories or type in an Island Code to load a particular Creator's Island.

How to earn XP in Creator-Made Islands in Fortnite

Different Creator-Made Islands offer different ways to earn XP in Fortnite.
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Depending on the Creator-Made Island, there are tons of different ways to earn XP. For example, Deathruns typically feature XP Coins throughout the course, while other Islands include XP Shops that allow you to earn XP by completing basic tasks or just hanging out!

To determine if it's possible to earn XP on a Creator-Made Island in Fortnite, you must examine the Island's tags and look for the purple XP badge. If an Island has this tag, it means you can earn XP by playing on it.

Creator-Made Islands are some of the best ways to earn XP in Fortnite. Furthermore, select Quests, like some of the Break the Curse Event Quests, require you to earn XP in Creator-Made Islands specifically. With that, it's important to understand what Creator-Made Islands are, where to find them, and how to earn XP in Creator-Made Islands in Fortnite.

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Coleman is a freelance journalist at GGRecon. While gaming has always been his passion, it wasn’t until he worked as a Sports Journalist at the Community College of Baltimore County that he found his enthusiasm for writing. In the time since Coleman has had his work featured in publications such as The Washington Post/Launcher and ESTNN. Coleman is a graduate of Towson University with a degree in Sport Management and Business Administration.

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