What's wrong with Fortnite

Fortnite disruptions

Current problems

Is Fortnite down? Do you currently have problems with the login or the online mode of the Battle Royale shooter? It is possible that not only you, but also many other players are affected by the problem. From eight locations, we check the availability of the servers at regular intervals and give you the most important information here with the latest tweets and reports on failures and malfunctions. If the problem persists, you will find many important tips at the end of this article that will help and support you in isolating the problem.

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Error messages

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The chart shows the number of problem and malfunction reports from Fortnite in the last 24 hours.

Fault map: affected cities

On the malfunction map you can see where users are currently having problems with Fortnite. Most of the messages come from:

Report a problem with Fortnite

The table below shows you what most users are currently having problems with. Tell us what you have problems, disruptions or other impairments with Fortnite and click on the corresponding button.

This is how you can reach Fortnite support

Below you will find general help for most problems. The official Fortnite support page can help you with your problem even better. Alternatively, you can try to contact Fortnite via the Twitter account @FortniteGame.

The following charts can serve as an "argument" for customer support. There you can see the disturbances of the past months. Yellow fields correspond to slight local disturbances, red fields indicate major problems.


How Fortnite fares in comparison to similar services can be seen in the malfunction comparison. In the overview, in turn, you can get an overview of the regions currently affected by disruptions.

In Fortnite - Battle Royale you face a tough arena battle on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, Android and iOS, in which the last survivor wins. You compete online against numerous other players and fight for victory with weapons, traps and other objects. At least ideally.

Because from time to time there can be server problems in the shooter. But how can you get by if you can't connect to the game's servers to start a match? In such a case, it is often not your gaming device that is responsible, but the Epic Games servers. Especially in the course of updates, there are often long-lasting disruptions. We will keep you up to date on the current server status at the bottom of this article.

On the console, however, a failure of the platform server can also be responsible for a lack of access to the game. You can find out whether this is the case in our malfunction report for PSN, our malfunction overview for Xbox Live and also for Nintendo Switch Online, we offer a contact point for server downtime.

If the servers are running without any problems and you still cannot play Fortnite, you are probably dealing with another error. Even then you don't have to despair, because we show you solutions for the most common problems in Fortnite - Battle Royale. If you don't already own the game, you will find a link to download it for Fortnite from us.

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Games: glitches in comparison

The requested service or the requested page is currently not available? That happens to the best, but it can also quickly become an annoying permanent condition. In the following diagram you can see at a glance how often the service was unavailable compared to similar services in the past 30 days.

Whenever you want to play Fortnite, the login doesn't work or the multiplayer mode gives up the ghost. Take a look at the chart before you delete the game from the hard drive. Then you will see that other games and platforms are often struggling with problems.

General troubleshooting tips

First of all: Problems can always occur in all possible networks or with all possible services. It does not matter whether it is a social network, a telephone provider, a cable provider or a normal website. However, troubleshooting is not that easy. Starting with the PC, via the home router, to the main distributor and up to the provider, countless errors can occur.

Below are some general tips that you can follow first. Especially for connection problems, you can also take another look at our tips for connection problems.

With these simple measures, various sources of error can be excluded and, in the worst case, at least the conversation with support can be shortened.

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