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Fortnite DOWN: Server Status & Latest News (Feb. 3)

Fortnite servers are currently down as Epic Games looks to address issues with players logging in, downloading updates, and matchmaking after the release of Fortnite 19.20.

This recent spat of Fortnite server problems began at roughly 2:30 pm EST on Thursday, February 3rd. Epic Games is on the case, as they've recently stated on the Fortnite Status Twitter account.

Thousands of players have reported issues accessing Fortnite so far, and it's only getting worse so far.

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DOWN FOR THE COUNT: Fortnite servers are currently offline, as reported by thousands of players

We'll update with all the latest news of today's Fortnite server status as we get them.

Fortnite Server Problems (February 2nd)

Yesterday news broke on the Fortnite Status Twitter account, where Epic Games revealed they would be bringing down Fortnite servers in order to work on errors with logging in, matchmaking, and updates to pair with the launch of update 19.20.

Fortnite servers have had a tumultuous time in 2022 with several bouts of server problems taking the game offline. Most of these issues are resolved within hours, but some have lasted much longer than others. While Epic Games is already on the case, we expect Fortnite servers will remain down for at least 2 to 3 hours while things are resolved.

We'll update here with all of the latest news from Epic Games on Fortnite server status as it comes.

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