Birmingham news Critical reason Fortnite servers are down as millions complain of disruption PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - Fortnite can be taken offline for hours or even a whole day - sparking frustration on social media
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! With over 400 million registered users and recording $5.8billion in 2021 revenue, it is no wonder that when Fortnite servers go down and the game becomes unplayable, it causes uproar on social media. The free to play game sees the average player register between 6-10 hours of action per week and has users spending millions of pounds to customise their characters. Played by the globe's biggest streamers, before the Covid-19 pandemic the platform's World Cup was held at the 23,771 capacity Arthur Ashe Stadium at Flushing Meadows in 2019. The prize pool across the tournament was $30million. Developed by Epic Games and released in 2017, it has grown into the top earning game in history. However, servers are known to go down, mostly with advance notice and here we have listed the reasons why. Read more:What I hope the new Apple iPhone 14 will fix Why does Fortnite go down? While to gamers it may feel like servers are constantly down, unplanned outages are actually impressively rare given the Fortnite's gigantic userbase. When servers do go down, either after being planned or as a result of an problem, they do so for three main reasons.
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. Both updates to the game and maintenance are pre-planned, announced days in advance and information can be found on the game's website and social media channels. You can also check whether the game is down for everyone, or just you, by visiting Epic Games' public status page here. On the page, it shows gamers if servers are working, when maintenance is planned and any past incidents. Most recently, August 16 saw several hours of maintenance conducted through the night to cause minimum disruption. Work is usually swift and usually only takes a few hours to complete. However, the release of 'Chapter 3', saw the game taken off servers for a full day. Another more famous outage came in 2018, when Fortnite was unplayable for 16 hours due to an unforeseen server error, which saw PS4 users unable to play the game. READ NEXT: What we know about FIFA 23 after new details are released Cheapest iPhone 13 deals you can get now ahead of new Apple iPhone 14 launch Vodafone's data roaming deal didn't charge me a penny during Turkey holiday The hidden cost many shoppers don't know about when buying an Apple Watch How to get 50GB SIM with unlimited calls, texts and EU roaming for just £10
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