Is Fortnite down? Online monitoring of server status, maintenance and downtime

If you’ve played Fortnite long enough, you know that the hugely popular game requires regular updates, patches, and downtime to keep it running smoothly on PC, PS4, Xbox One, and all other platforms. In this post, you can monitor the server status 24 hours a day.

The free-to-play battle royale version of Fortnite is enjoyed by millions of players around the world every day and, as mentioned, is regularly updated. Every week the developers release at least one major patch or content update.

While planned maintenance and downtime like these are usually known well in advance, unplanned downtime, server crashes, urgent hotfixes, and more can cause the Epic Games title to stop working unexpectedly.

Epic GamesThe Fortnite servers can often experience large-scale failures.

Luckily for us and you, we can monitor all aspects of the game through the developer’s status page and plugin, which provides live updates on all Fortnite services and follows any reported or past issues.

Is Fortnite down right now?

Fortnite has experienced a widespread outage December 29, 2021. This disruption will prevent players from logging into the game and connecting to the matchmaking servers.

Epic is aware of the issue and has already started investigating the possible cause.

If you’re having trouble playing Fortnite Battle Royale today, check below for any reported or ongoing incidents:

Fortnite server status

As you have probably already deduced, if the service is as “Ready to use‘ in green text should mean that there are no issues that may affect your experience in the game. If you’re still having problems, they’re more likely to be caused by you than Fortnite.

When a problem is reported or downtime begins, this is noted and highlighted. You can click the plus icon next to “Fortnite” if you want more information about specific services like parties, voice chat, stats, and more.

Article last updated on December 29, 2021 at 2:51 p.m. (EST). Is Fortnite down? Online monitoring of server status, maintenance and downtime

Emma Bowman

Emma Bowman is a USTimeToday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Emma Bowman joined USTimeToday in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with Emma Bowman by emailing

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