On top of everything mentioned previously, we should see the usual array of bug fixes for both Fortnite Battle Royale, Fortnite Save the World and mobile. No reason has been given yet for this change, however, you can imagine fans will find out why as soon as they get back into the game. The 418 many believe could be in relation to April 18th. When it comes to what we know is being added through the new content update, Epic Games have already provided a few hints. Hunting Rifle Battle Royale No scope.
The Light Machine Gun will also have a faster rate of fire, with the only real drawback being that it will take longer to reload compared to similar weapons. On both Saturday and Sunday Fortnite went down for thousands of users hit by server connection and login issues. Epic Games Website Status History The above graph displays service status activity for Epicgames. Probably the server is overloaded, down or unreachable because of a network problem, outage or a website maintenance is in progress. Having Problems with Accessing Epicgames.
This, as we're sure many will realise, is so Epic Games can release the new Fortnite update and Fortnite 6. Log in now and be the first to try out V. Expect Fortnite Battle Royale to be online at around midday, complete with the new update. Players will slide on certain surfaces, but can use a zipline to safely traverse the map. Even Husks deserve a proper burial. If it fails the next step is to implement an orthogonal system that reduces traffic to our backend. E with the latest Constructor to make their debut and Canny Valley Act 2 arrives! This will allow players to use their gliders again if they are a certain distance off the ground.
The update was announced by Epic Games on Twitter, alongside confirmation that the game would be taken offline. You can buy a Founder's Pack for early access now and get to play the game today through this link: Subreddit Rules Users are expected to behave maturely and respectfully. Just ask those of us that got D3 for a midnight release and couldn't play until 3 days later. The exception to this rule was Fortnite patch V. They even went into technical details regarding why the servers are down.
The company has a habit of a certain degree of transparency, so expect lots of updates if this goes on much longer. Even then Fortnite fans reported lengthy queues to get into games online. Dragonfire Auto-Shotgun Save the World This heavy Auto-Shotgun unleashes a cone of fire and destruction, damaging all husks in its reach. The development team are adding this change to the game for this week, and plan to remove by November. Epic Games is investigating an issue with crosshairs being blocked for certain outfits while aiming. Fixed issue that caused location text in Party Finder to clip into buttons, now marquees properly. Last extended downtime was the result of errors that caused a crippling number of database queries, and Epic went into some pretty extreme detail explaining exactly what was going on.
Epic hasn't revealed exactly when we can expect the game to go back online, but we know that it usually takes about 2 to 3 hours for each update. The blue bar displays the response time, which is better when smaller. Epic Games will release patch notes during the downtime. Epic Games outlined in a Reddit post previously what Fortnite patch V. Glad the game is getting better but maybe some communication would be nice, even if it's made up? The description suggests that players will be able to place the turret wherever they please. You didn't pay for 4 days of play. It appears Epic Games are hoping to boost mobility in the Fortnite Battle Royale, although this change will only be temporary.
Fortnite and Battle Royale fans in the main were hit by server connection and Friends List issues, while others had login problems. For more information, or to change your cookie preferences, visit our. Epic Games has also outlined some of the fixes that fans can expect to see this week. Epic Games usually start booting players from Fortnite around 20 minutes before downtime begins, so late starters should be prepared for disruption. However, the size and scope of the Season 7 update 7. The Battle Royale developer has fixes ready for a problem in which small objects render later than they should.
Here's when it will be back online. Service Status History Date Time Ping Time Date Time Ping Time We have tried pinging Epic Games website using our server and the website returned the above results. . We'll take this info with a small grain of salt, because, who knows, maybe Epic will change it at the last minute like they did in week 8 with the Taco shops. And depending on how long the downtime takes, it's possible that by the time the game comes back online that the new Week 9 Challenges will be live. Either way, stay tuned and we'll bring you details of the new Season 3 Week 9 challenges the second they're announced and official. This isn't to say they'll definitely be included in the next patch.
Epic is said to be investigating performance issues that appeared after the release of update 6. As a consumer, it is annoying that I have paid to now see the servers offline for a majority of the time thus far. Fortnite design lead Eric Williamson explained the reason for the shotgun changes in a recent Twitter post. For a full list of what you can and can't do, please check the. Fortnite Battle Royale eventually had all modes disabled except for solo while Epic Games worked on bringing services back to normal. Trending Similarly, the patch notes should become available at around the same time the game goes offline, so you'll have something to check out whilst you wait for the game to return.