Published: Fri, April 13, 2018
IT | By Lester Massey

Fortnite Down for Maintenance on All Platforms, Epic Working on Fix

Fortnite Down for Maintenance on All Platforms, Epic Working on Fix

The popular battle royale title's server troubles started late last night with players reporting as-1041 error messages which prevented them from logging in. The game has been suffering server issues for well over a day now which has made it very hard for players to access the game.

Soon after the version 3.5 patch rolled out, however, many Fortnite players found that they were unable to access the game.

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To say thank you to fans for being "awesome and patient", Epic is offering Battle Royale players a free back bling that can be obtained from the in-game store now. So hop on, let us take a look at some of the locations you need to head to for those precious Battle Stars. Would probably bring in the storm early to keep everyone together, flip on respawns so the game reliably ends when someone makes it through the weapon ladder. The game developer is saying that the login issues are directly related to a database error and they are now working a hotfix.

Over the past 24 hours, no one could login to Fortnite, being pushed away from the game and pushed to spare their free time in playing different games than Fortnite. Load times reduced by 25-30 seconds as a result of these changes on Xbox One and around 10 seconds on PS4.

The game itself is pretty fun if you ask me and according to Fornite has a concurrent player count of 3.4 million players.

Next, Replay Mode, which was originally shown off at GDC 2018, is also live on PC and console (sorry mobile players), complete with "a suite of cinematic settings [that means] you can now capture your most memorable moments, highlights and cinematics".

The game came back online during the afternoon, although many players still experienced login issues.

It suggests that after being denied their favourite game to play, the gamers simply put down their joypads and picked up their - well, you get the idea.

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