What are the Fortnite Battle Pass week 8 challenges?

We've seen that story before and that language suggests it was security related, with server maintenance typically scheduled to minimise impact to users.

'We had a critical failure with one of our account service databases, ' said an announcement on the Fortnite Subreddit. "We now have no ETA on when the servers will be back up" said Epic Games over Twitter.

We'll keep you updated on the game's status.

Fortnite is a battle royale game where up to 100 players are dropped on to an island to fight in a last-person-standing death match.

Epic has announced that Fortnite has gone down for emergency maintenance. "Right now we don't know how long it will take, but we will update you hourly".

It's since provided another update that doesn't sound much more positive: "We're sorry for the ongoing extended instability". However, it quickly reported that login issues had returned and the database system is being upgraded. The developer still doesn't know how long it will take to fix the problem, but it sounds like it could be a long time before the game is back up and running in full capacity.

While the game is free to download, there are various purchasing options within the game, with a Premium Battle Pass setting gamers back $USD10 ($12.91). If you plan on playing Fortnite far from a charging point we'd recommend you carry a power bank.

So if you haven't completed them all yet then you still have time, some of the trickiest challenges include dancing in forbidden locations, the ice cream truck challenge and summit different mountain peaks.

From the looks of it, these login issues are being caused by Epic Games' latest v3.5 patch.

As with many other games this generation, Fortnite lets those with the PS4 Pro choose between frame rate and visual quality.

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