Are Fortnite servers down? Epic Games usually announces server maintenance, especially when a new season will hit the servers, but sometimes this popular battle royal has unexpected issues. When an error message pops up on your screen and you can’t jump into your favorite game, we have all details you need to know. In this guide we’ll share with you the latest information regarding Fortnite server status, scheduled maintenance downtime and Fortnite outrage.
Are Fortnite servers currently down?
On September 17, 2022, players reported server problems, but the reason for this unexpected Fortnite outage was Amazon’s data center. This problem also affected Epic Game Store and made issues with V-bucks.
According to Fortnite Status, official twitter account, there is a Fortnite scheduled downtime on September 18, 2022. The servers will go down at 02:00 AM ET, 07:00 AM BST, 08:00 AM CET to prepare for the new Season four Paradise. There is no official announcement on how long the servers will be down, but it usually lasts a couple of hours at most.
v22.00 releases on Sunday, September 18 with downtime beginning at 2 AM ET. We'll provide another update when maintenance has concluded.— Fortnite Status (@FortniteStatus) September 16, 2022
Please note patch sizes will be larger than normal for all platforms. pic.twitter.com/1ZxeWb2PuD
How to check Fortnite Server Status and scheduled maintenance?
The best way to stay updated about the status of Fortnite servers is – apart from this guide, of course – to check out their official website Epic Games Public Status. Usually, this is the place where developers post about current problems, game services, login issue, item shops and more. If you couldn’t find any relevant information there, your next stop is a website DownDetector. On this website you can see real-time problems and outage monitoring.
As we already mentioned, Twitter typically displays information several days in advance. And, of course, you can always bookmark this page and check back periodically. We will always have it updated with the latest official information about maintenance and server outages. You can always leave a comment below and share your problems with the rest of community.