When will the Fortnite Servers be Back Up?

Unable to play Fortnite due to Servers maintenance? Here's how to know When will the Fortnite servers be back up and running status.
when will fortnite be back up

If you spent most of the time playing Fortnite then we know how important it is for you. Fortnite constantly maintains its top position in the category of one of the best Battle Royale games. Epic Games frequently releases new updates and features to the game whenever a new season or chapter is about to come. In the meantime, the Fortnite Servers goes down or in maintenance mode.

Until the Fortnite servers will get back up, players can’t play the game. As the Epic Games services are not working when the servers are down.

And this causes the headache of players who’re recently started playing Fortnite and are not aware of the servers goes in maintenance while Epic Games released a new season, updates, and features.

So you might ask a few questions: when is the new Fortnite update coming out? How long will the Fortnite servers be down? When will it go back up?

How to Know When Will Fortnite Servers back up

A couple of online games like Fortnite and other Battle Royal games such as Apex Legends and Overwatch ensure their players about the status of servers when they are releasing an update.

But mostly update is not the only cause that brings the server status down.

Then how long is Fortnite downtime?

Sometimes the game services get in maintenance mode or developers might be making some changes or anything so that may also lead to the Fornite server down.

By the way, you can check whether the servers are running or down but when this will happen is quite unpredictable. When Fortnite releases a new season or updates they always post an update regarding the same and how long the maintenance schedule will be. So, be sure to follow the @FortniteStatus Twitter handle to get all information regarding the updates and Fortnite server maintenance schedule.

Fortnite Server Status & Updates History

Also Epic Games Public Status helps you to find the status of every Epic Games’ services that are being used by your game.

As they also tweeted about the most recent Fortnite update V16.30 and this one was scheduled for 4 AM ET (08:00 UTC) on the 27th April 2021.

Such updates bring new features in the game like emotes, new character addition, skins etc. You can always refer to the patch notes for more information. Typically these maintenance lifts in a few hours and players can join the server once it gets back up.

Since Fortnite supports cross-platform and cross-play so, if you’re joining a server (which is down or scheduled for maintenance) from PC then the other player who’s joining the same server as you but from Xbox or PlayStation and iOS or Android it will also show the maintenance or server down notice on the screen.

So, if you ever want to check when will the Fornite Servers down the official Epic Games and Fortnite Twitter handles are the reliable source for information regarding Fortnite updates, patch notes, server status downtime and more. Be sure to follow these to get all updates regarding the Fortnite.

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Tyler Adams
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