UPDATE: Fortnite Downtime is scheduled for at the moment and might be kicking off at round 7am GMT, on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Change and Cellular.
A brand new message from Epic Video games explains: “A upkeep patch requiring downtime is scheduled to launch on Might 7. Downtime will start at 2 AM ET (0600 UTC).
“We’ll replace you right here each when downtime begins and ends.”
The scheduled upkeep is anticipated to final lower than three hours and extra information on what might be included is listed beneath.
ORIGINAL: Immediately’s Fortnite replace has been confirmed by Epic Video games as a upkeep patch, which implies servers might be shutting down. There’s been loads of weekly patches throughout Season 2, and there’ll most likely be just a few extra within the weeks to return, earlier than the launch of Season 3. This would be the final Fortnite replace forward of the brand new Occasion Royale occasion, which is scheduled to go dwell on Might 8, 2020.
The dangerous information is that Epic Video games is maintaining issues quiet in the case of what’s being deliberate for this patch, nevertheless it appears probably that there might be some Occasion Royale content material included.
Whereas there hasn’t been a lot in the best way of reports in the case of new weapons, there’s been just a few different leaks related to the tip of the season.
These appear unlikely to go dwell this week nevertheless it appears to be like like a “Storm the Company” Problem might be launched within the coming weeks.
A number of clues is likely to be discovered within the new replace, which is being classed as a upkeep patch by Epic Video games.
Which means there might be a give attention to fixing bugs and making the sport run smoother on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Change and Cellular.
The draw back to at the moment’s replace is that it means the sport servers might be unavailable for a number of hours as the event workforce performs upkeep.
However the excellent news is that Epic Video games has confirmed what time Fortnite downtime might be beginning at the moment, and have additionally given a tough define for the way lengthy it’d final.
WHEN ARE FORTNITE SERVERS GOING DOWN?
In line with Epic Video games, Fortnite servers are scheduled to go offline on Might 7, throughout all platforms.
Which means that Battle Royale and Save the World modes might be unplayable for the period.
Epic estimates downtime might last as long as three hours, nonetheless, it’s extra probably that all the pieces might be accomplished a lot sooner.
Latest updates have solely taken round an hour or two to deploy however it would all depend upon what number of fixes are included.
In the meantime, Fortnite server downtime and upkeep will start at 7am, GMT, which means avid gamers in america might be unable to play from 2am ET onward.
The excellent news is that Epic Video games will verify on Twitter when Fortnite servers are going offline, and when they are going to be again on-line.
Whereas we don’t know what’s on this newest Fortnite replace, we do know what’s coming later this week with the Occasion Royale.
A message from Epic Video games explains: “The Occasion Royale Premiere arrives on Friday, Might 8, at 9 PM ET.
“Dillon Francis, Steve Aoki, and deadmau5 are coming to Occasion Royale with back-to-back-to-back units LIVE on the massive display screen on the Primary Stage. Hit the dance ground, chill with pals, or soar into actions in Occasion Royale.
“The Occasion Royale Premiere additionally has a celebration favour. Anybody who logs into Fortnite from Friday, Might Eight at 6 PM ET to Monday, Might 11 at 10 AM ET will get the brand new, music-reactive Neon Wings Again Bling at no cost! Good for sporting on the present.
“In the event you can’t make it proper at 9 PM ET, you’ll be able to nonetheless catch the remainder of the dwell present so long as you be a part of earlier than it ends at 10 PM ET.”
— to www.express.co.uk