There was some awful information in the event that you’re on winter break and wanting to play some Fortnite, as Epic Games fight royale shooter went down over five hours on Wednesday — and this time it wasn’t to assist with extending the game’s legend. As indicated by a tweet from its own status page, “Fortnite is as of now inaccessible and players can’t sign in while we examine an issue. We’ll give more data when we have an answer for bring administrations back on the web.”
Fortnite servers were down for five hours
A subsequent tweet at 3:10PM ET from the group said they were “proceeding to deal with a fix that will bring Fortnite back on the web and like everybody’s understanding.” As of 6PM ET, we hadn’t heard anything since, however at around 6:30PM ET players detailed the game was working once more, which we have had the option to affirm.
The Fortnite Status Twitter ultimately tweeted to affirm the game is back up, promising that one week from now (or, one year from now) there will be subtleties on “what we’re doing to assist you with compensating for some recent setbacks.” It additionally noticed certain individuals may see an additional an in-game present to open, yet said the group is chipping away at that.
Our own senior diversion manager Andrew Webster detailed battling with the stage, which was telling numerous players, “You don’t have consent to play Fortnite.” The organization began researching the issue at around 11AM ET, before the servers went disconnected totally several hours after the fact.
At the point when the servers at first went down, the Epic Games launcher wouldn’t begin Fortnite, showing the servers were disconnected, however later it would attempt to send off the game. Tragically, in the wake of sending off, as numerous players have announced and we encountered in a test, it basically positioned you in a line for ten minutes or so and afterward neglected to interface. Presently, as of 6:45PM ET, sending off the game makes a players right in to the move.
Around a similar time the issue began, the Epic Games Store was likewise having issues, where a few players said they couldn’t sign in or even access their games for disconnected play. Presently essentially the Epic Games work area launcher is working so you can in any case play different games on your PC.