If you've ever watched a Fortnite stream, you've probably heard someone refer to bots. If you've played other multiplayer games, you might be confused.
The Quick AnswerThe quick answer to this question is, of course, that Fortnite doesn't have any. While many similar games might have computer-controlled characters, everyone who plays in Fortnite is a real person.
As long as Fortnite stays in its current format, every single
When they refer to players as bots, they're referring to the usual role of bots in multiplayer games - as basic cannon fodder that allows players to rack up kills. When you hear a streamer call a player a bot, what the streamer is really saying is that the player is bad at the game and essentially just exists to help other players prove that they're good at the game.
There are, however, plenty of unskilled players who basically serve the same purpose. Fortnite might have real AI-controlled squad members someday, but today's bots are just people who haven't quite figured out the game.