LATEST – Fortnite struggles as Epic Games offers three free games
If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, you might have to wait a bit while Epic Games sorts out the Epic Games Store and Fortnite. It looks like there are a few issues right now due to Epic Games throwing us three free games to see their vacation sale offers.
On December 30 at 11 a.m. EST, Fortnite is experiencing connection issues preventing players from entering. It looks like players who are already logged in can still use matchmaking normally, although Epic may shut down the servers altogether to resolve connection issues soon. .
Grave robber, Rise of the Tomb Raider, and Shadow of the Tomb Raider are all available until January 6 at 1:00 p.m. EST / 4:00 p.m. GMT.
It shouldn’t be as much of a problem as yesterday’s problems, but it could turn into it. So … keep an eye out Fortnite Status for the latest and we’ll make sure to keep you updated.
Fortnite Server Issues – December 29
Fortnite servers are currently down while experiencing technical difficulties that keep players offline.
These problems started around 11:00 a.m. EST and lasted for several hours with a few brief moments of stability in between.
Originally it was suspected that the server issues could be related to the reveal of the free-to-play Epic Games Store, but the extended downtime suggests that something more internal is the issue of recent Fortnite server issues. Epic a since the complete removal of Fortnite servers to understand stability issues.
With the Epic team on the case, we expect the Fortnite servers to be back online soon enough, although this current downtime has lasted much longer than typical server issues for the huge BR.
In the meantime, we’ll keep you posted with all the latest Fortnite server news as they arrive.
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