Fortnite backs up after several hours of outage on its platform. It is reported that the servers of the gaming company went offline while the controllers of the platforms investigated possible “stability issues.”
Fortnite Backs Up After Several Hours of Outage on Its Platform
Gamers and Fans of Fortnite looking to put a spark to their holidays by engaging themselves in the battle royale game were met with some unexplained and unexpected issues on the platform on Wednesday as the platform went blank for many hours.
Fortnite’s Response to the Outage
“Fortnite game servers are currently offline while we investigate a solution to stability issues,” a noon PT tweet from the platform’s status Twitter account said. An earlier tweet however at around 8 a.m., said: “login, matchmaking and other issues” were being investigated. Lastly, a wrap-up tweet at around 4 p.m., said that the game servers were now back online.
The tweet said, “We appreciate everyone’s understanding as we worked to resolve these issues and we will have more details next week on what we are doing to help you make up for lost time.”
Other Times the Platform Have Experienced Outages
This is not the first time the platform has experienced some form of trouble. The game and platform experienced brief outages several times last year as well as in 2019 and in 2018.
Where and How to Access Fortnite
Chapter 2 of Fortnite came to an abrupt end in the early periods of December, the platform’s third chapter taking off not too long after the end of chapter 2. It may also interest you to know that the game can be accessed and played on PC, PS4, PS5, Android, the Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series consoles, and the Xbox One.
The game however is not available on iOS devices. The reason for this is part of the legal battle the developer of Fortnite, Epic games have with apple.