Fortnite DOWN: Login, matchmaking and friends list issues hit, server status latest

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Fortnite server down reports have been on the rise today with Battle Royale players hit with a range of issues.

Login problem as well as matchmaking issues and friends being missing from a user’s friends list has hit the hugely popular online shooter today.

Fortnite players trying to access the Epic Games smash hit have been greeted with an ‘Invalid Client’ error when they tried to log online.

The Fortnite down issues coincided with problems with the Epic Games Store and Epic Online Services.

The Fortnite issues and Epic Games online troubles began around 1.30pm UK time today, with the official Fortnite Status Twitter account confirming the server issues.

The account tweeted: “We are investigating issues where logging into Epic Games accounts fails with the “Invalid Client” error and preventing from logging in to the game.

“We will update you when this issue is resolved”.

And then went on to add: “We are also investigating Friends missing in your friends list.”

While the Epic Games Store Twitter also posted: “We’re aware of an issue with logging into Epic Games accounts.

“We will update you when this issue is resolved.”

Since then the official Epic Games Status page has said the issues affecting online services has been identified and a fix is being rolled out.

Around half an hour after confirming the server issues the official Epic status page said: “The issue has been identified and a fix is being implemented.”

At the time of writing, the Epic Games Status page says a number of aspects of Fortnite are experiencing a degraded performance.

These areas of the hit game are: game services, login, parties, friends and messaging as well as matchmaking.


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