Epic Games Offering Some Free Items Due To Fortnite Server Outages

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The outage has been acknowledged by Epic Games, the game's developer, but it said that it now didn't have a timeframe for when the game would be back up.

Also, worth noting is that this is the longest server downtime Fortnite: Battle Royale fans had to experience since January. Well, in a report via Polygon, they are going to be giving all players some free goodies. Battle Royal players can get their hands on a Back Bling gift for free from the store whereas Save the World players can pick up a Troll Stash Llama. "It's probably in here".

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Fortnite update 3.5.1 introduces fixes for issues that have been introduced by the 3.5 update in both Battle Royale and Save the World.

The game developer added that the newly released update did not require any downtime.

In a blog post the developer apologized for the day offline, stating: "We're sorry". With the new update, Fortnite's guided missiles have been removed or disabled.

Lo and behold, they came across a set of codes that may well seem to confirm the meteor/comet theory in "Fortnite"#Battle Royale.

'We had a critical failure with one of our account service databases, ' said an announcement on the Fortnite Subreddit. Unfortunately, the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC multiplayer shooter experienced issues severe enough to push the face-off between two massive teams to next week. It's understandable, given the scale of the issue they had to divert efforts to fix. For example, if Epic Games was hosting a private match with livestreamer Ninja, they might use "NinjaFansOnly" as the Custom Matchmaking Key.

When you have to take the entire global server infrastructure offline, the issue is clearly substantial.