Fortnite launched last June as a paid game.
Epic still says it doesn't know how long the maintenance will take, but it will be updating users hourly on the maintenance status. Apparently the outage has been caused by a "database failure", which has been preventing logins across all of Epic's services including its games, its websites, and its launcher.
Fortnite has just released a new update with brand new content.More news: Trump orders review of US Postal Service
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The Fortnite free back bling should be available in the store this weekend.
There is no official fixed date for the LTM's release, but since the current LTM, High Explosives, is ending today, we can safely assume it is due to launch next week or so, and players can't wait. Within the new updates and system update are new mission types, melee weapon interactions, questline additions, and the return of the Survive the Storm game mode.More news: Poisoned ex-spy's daughter refuses Russian help
We'll keep you notified if anything changes with the game following this latest update.
Over the past 24 hours, no one could login to Fortnite, being pushed away from the game and pushed to spare their free time in playing different games than Fortnite.
Although there are seven challenges each week, you can only complete four out of the seven Weekly Challenges to unlock your rewards, so choose the challenges that best fit your style and those offering the most Battle Stars. Fortnite: Battle Royale is free-to-play across all platforms and the co-op PvE mode is set to follow suit and drop its price tag sometime later this year.More news: My husband is innocent: Unnao rape accused MLA's wife
Epic Games is hoping the fixes that they have done this week should improve your gaming experience in the future. Although not explicitly mentioned, bots appear in early matches for new players, likely as a way to help them grow accustomed to the game's controls and mechanics.