When are the Fortnite Servers back up?

By Staff, Tuesday, 18 September 2018 08:08 GMT

With the end of Season 5 upon us and the start of something new on the horizon, the Fortnite servers are once again down for maintainance!! This downtime is only scheduled for a couple of hours, so there’s not long left to wait until the servers are back online.

When are the Fortnite Servers back up?

The easiest way to keep up-to-the-minute with the downtime is to check Epic Games’ official status page for updates.

With Season 6 starting so soon, Epic Games has been coy about what exactly is coming with the update. We know that the Port-a-Fortress is coming, but the only other thing mentioned is that the High Stakes event will end.

For some reason, Epic keeps posting the UK times in GMT – which isn’t the time in the UK during the summer, it’s BST – so add an hour onto their stated times for the actual time it happens in the UK.

We’d expect the downtime to be finished by around 6AM ET, which is 2AM PT. That equates to 11AM in the UK and 12PM in Western Europe.

When new patches drop, all sorts of stuff starts to leak thanks to dataminers, so expect a few new things to surface in coming days.

Fortnite Season 5 Challenges –

The rest of this season’s challenges are still live, so tick them off while you’ve got a chance:

Here’s all the Fortnite Weekly Challenges so far

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