Fortnite: servers are back online after a long outage lasting several hours

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Were you unable to play Fortnite last night? The famous battle royale had an almost eight hour long outage that started last night and ended overnight. Players were unable to log in and find a game.

Fortnite players had a nasty surprise last night. The famous battle royale was unplayable. It was not a maintenance planned and announced by Epic Games, but indeed a general server failure. Players were unable to log into the game or even initiate matchmaking to find a game.

Fortnite Winter Party – Credit: Epic Games
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Fortnite’s blackout was all the more painful for players as the game is currently celebrating the Winter Festival 2021. This event started on December 16 and will end on January 6. Players can unwrap a gift at the Winterfest Chalet each day for 14 days. These include outfits, pickaxes and other cosmetic items. Some players may have failed to collect their gift yesterday with the Fortnite outage.

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Some players were “not allowed to play Fortnite”

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Fortnite’s official Twitter account announced the start of the blackout yesterday at 5:14 p.m.. « We’re investigating connection, matchmaking and other issues He tweeted. While trying to connect to the battle royale, some players even received the following message: ” you do not have permission to play Fortnite ».

Two hours after the start of connection problems, Epic Games has put the game into maintenance time to resolve the issues. Players were eagerly awaiting the end of maintenance to reconnect to Fortnite. AT 00h51, Epic Games has finally announced the good news. After almost 8 hours of blackout, Fortnite’s servers were back online.

Finally, Epic Games has planned to offer a giveaway to players as compensation for the hours lost when Fortnite was unplayable. ” We’ll keep you posted next week on our plans to make up for lost time! The game’s Twitter account announced.

In any case, the Fortnite Winter Festival is also an opportunity to recover Spider-Man (No Way Home) and MJ (No Way Home) outfits which are available in the store since December 17th. Two months ago, players had the outfits of Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine from Resident Evil.

Source : ComicBook

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