Update 2, 1/05/2021: Epic Games has revealed the rewards players volition beryllium getting aft Fortnite went down for respective hours backmost successful December.
Game Informer first reported connected December 29 that Fortnite was down owed to server issues and aft respective hours of the conflict royale being offline, Epic Games pushed it backmost online. They promised rewards to compensate for the downtime, too. The institution didn't denote astatine the clip what those rewards would be, but the authoritative Fortnite Twitter account revealed what we tin expect today.
"As acknowledgment for everyone's patience during the December login issues, we'll beryllium kicking disconnected a Power Leveling Weekend from [7 p.m. ET connected January 7 to 7 a.m. ET connected January 10] and granting everyone who logged successful during Winterfest the caller Crescent Shroom Pickaxe earlier it arrives successful the Shop later."
As acknowledgment for everyone’s patience during the December login issues, we’ll beryllium kicking disconnected a Power Leveling Weekend from 1/7 @ 7 PM to 1/10 @ 7 AM ET and granting everyone who logged successful during Winterfest the caller Crescent Shroom Pickaxe earlier it arrives successful the Shop later! pic.twitter.com/d2xiIDnyl2— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) January 5, 2022
There you person it – beryllium definite to hop into Fortnite this play to guarantee you get your rewards.
The archetypal communicative and the archetypal update to this communicative proceed below...
Update 1, 12/29/21, 7:40 p.m. Eastern: Fortnite is backmost online aft being taken offline for respective hours owed to server issues. The authoritative Fortnite Status Twitter relationship confirmed the hole and besides promised a make-good of sorts to compensate players for the clip spent offline. More details connected what that reward is should get adjacent week.
Fortnite crippled servers are backmost online and the Winterfest continues! ❄️
We admit everyone’s knowing arsenic we worked to resoluteness these issues and we’ll person much details adjacent week connected what we’re doing to assistance you marque up for mislaid time. pic.twitter.com/ruLmG4xHgk
Original Story, 12/29/21: If you’ve been having occupation logging into Fortnite today, you’re not alone. Epic Games has confirmed that the conflict royale is presently suffering from login and matchmaking problems.
As of close present (2:07 p.m. Eastern), attempting to motorboat a Fortnite lucifer slaps you with the pursuing message:
Epic doesn’t stock an mentation for the outage but promises to supply info erstwhile a solution becomes available. In the meantime, if you were hoping to rack up Victory Royale’s successful the game’s ongoing Winterfest event, you’re retired of luck for the clip being. The aforesaid is existent if you’re looking to blast foes arsenic Boba Fett to observe today’s premiere of the character’s new Disney+ series.
Fortnite is presently unavailable and players are incapable to log-in portion we analyse an issue.
We'll supply much info erstwhile we person a solution to bring services backmost online. pic.twitter.com/B3wXvu5SL6
We’ll support an oculus connected the concern and supply an update erstwhile the problems are resolved.