Epic Games Offering Some Free Items Due To Fortnite Server Outages

Port-a-Fort

On April 11th the V.3.5 update was released across all platforms, bringing in a host of new features including the Port-a-Fort and the fantastic new replay system to watch games back.

Fortnite launched last June as a paid game.

To stay up to date on the status of the game, Epic Games advises players to keep checking the Fornite server status page here.

Fortnite update 3.5 adds new weapons, new characters, new items and the brand new Replay feature.

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This is a huge deal as Fortnite is one of the most-played games on the planet right now, with the developer acknowledging that people were having issues logging in, and now the servers are dead.

To say thank you to fans for being "awesome and patient", Epic is offering Battle Royale players a free back bling that can be obtained from the in-game store now.

Fortnite is one of the biggest games in the world.

Fast forward to February 2018 and Chinese developer Tencent, who'd been tasked with creating a separate mobile adaptation of the game, launched PUBG Mobile in its homeland. According to the company's Twitter account, there's no estimated time as to when the Fortnite servers will be back online. Like the latter, it will also be free. In terms of size, the Fortnite v3.5 patch download size is 2.86GB on PS4 and a paltry 128.40MB on iOS. Save the World players will also receive a reward. The folks at Epic Games noticed that and they chose to shutdown the servers for a couple of hours in order to fix the login issues. Although not explicitly mentioned, bots appear in early matches for new players, likely as a way to help them grow accustomed to the game's controls and mechanics.

It seems, however, that in a report via PCGamesN, a major issue with the game's servers has the game now down and it's looking like a solution will be found quickly either.

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