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 everything you need to know about Creator-Made Islands, including how to find them.

How to earn XP in Creator-Made Islands

Depending on the Creator-Made Island you enter, 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!

Different Creator-Made Islands offer different ways to earn XP in Fortnite.
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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.

What are Creator-Made Islands?

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.

How to access Creator-Made Islands

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 them 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.

Need help getting started? Check out some of the best XP maps in Fortnite or visit our Fortnite homepage for even more handy guides.

Coleman Hamstead
About the author
Coleman Hamstead
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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