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October 17: Problems at Fortnite

Fortnite is having issues since 06:30 PM EST. Are you also affected? Leave a message in the comments.

Most Reported Problems:

  • Sign in (38.65%)
  • Online Play (16.70%)
  • Glitches (15.20%)
  • Matchmaking (14.63%)
  • Game Crash (13.51%)
  • Hacking / Cheating (1.31%)

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Latest outage, problems and issue reports in social media:
  • KangasMatt
    Matt Kangas (@KangasMatt) reported

    Good luck in @FortniteGame Alpha tourney all. Would love to try it, but can’t load a single match. Constant unknown errors in matchmaking

  • FlaresGolden
    BlackFlowers (@FlaresGolden) reported

    @FortniteGame I cant even play Alpha tournament.. it keeps telling me that I have a matchmaking error..

  • batmanthegamer8
    batman (@batmanthegamer8) reported

    @FortniteGame the alpha tournament is not working that good on switch can you maybe fix it

  • BehindCover
    BehindCover (@BehindCover) reported

    Everytime I play with a mobile user on stream @FortniteGame we can't connect and spend 5+ minutes trying repeatedly in the lobby. 🤭 It has been months with this issue. Fix your mobile platform. It's not just 1 or 2 mobile users or their internet.

  • Tweepp1
    TweeppisSpoopy (@Tweepp1) reported

    @FortniteGame I was playing the alpha tournament and I hit a guy for 8 damage twice when he was literally on the other side of the door. A message to Epic, FIX SHOTGUNS SO I DON’T DIE BECAUSE OF AN 8 DAMAGE PUMP

  • Darius52807446
    Darius (@Darius52807446) reported

    @FortniteGame Fix ur ******* game

  • TrentWilkinson7
    Trent Wilkinson (@TrentWilkinson7) reported

    @FortniteGame fix ur Tournament stuff before the next period of the alpha tourney

  • JamesFulton41
    James Fulton (@JamesFulton41) reported

    @FortniteGame I have been trying to join into the Alpha tournament for 20 minutes now. It keeps kicking me and saying matchmaking error! Please fix

  • OlsonKolle
    David Kolle Olson (@OlsonKolle) reported

    @FortniteGame Ok this is bullshit the last hour it hasn't even said shortage of battlebus error im just getting unknown error after another this isn't fair i want to cry i feel left out all my other friends have no issues

  • HeatedOne
    TheHeatedOne (@HeatedOne) reported

    it would be nice if I can get into a game with getting unknown match making error for the Alpha Tournement. @FortniteGame

  • veangence2
    Leif Welch (@veangence2) reported

    @FortniteGame @FortniteGame Two more matchmaking errors and im off here, #Turdament

  • kraut_elijah
    Xx_bros_Xx (@kraut_elijah) reported

    @FortniteGame Fix your ******* game! AMD how bout you dont release stuff when it's not ready for the amount of people on the server... it's not ******* rocket science epic for crying out load.

  • DivyTheTheif
    Hayden/Reapz/Builds (@DivyTheTheif) reported

    @FortniteGame I’m quitting if you don’t fix this ******* bullshit with shooting through walls

  • cmorales2015
    Christian A Morales (@cmorales2015) reported

    @FortniteGame Man stfu you’re ****** game always has bullshit fix the main problems you ****** cheap *****

  • cmorales2015
    Christian A Morales (@cmorales2015) reported

    @FortniteGame Man stfu you’re ****** game always has bullshit fix the main problems you ****** cheap *****

  • darkangel9875
    Angel Lee (@darkangel9875) reported

    @EpicGames my fortnite is not working at all I uninstalled it and reinstalled it I even restarted my xbox please fix this as I like playing fortnite Gamertag Rulyangel1995 please help

  • TheOnlyDFXkid
    Kid DFX (@TheOnlyDFXkid) reported

    @FortniteGame I can't even play Alpha Tournament it keeps saying every time I want to play matchmaking error.

  • Syk0ticR
    SyK0TiC RJK (@Syk0ticR) reported

    @FortniteGame Restarted xbox. Took a 20 min walk. Played black ops, came back and still can’t connect. Day 1- don’t get credit for a win and kills. Day 2- unknown matchmaking error, try again :(

  • jordynnova
    ✨ jordynn ✨ (@jordynnova) reported

    i just lost a fortnite game to someone invisible by the shadow stone glitch. i don’t normally care about losing but this pisses me off sooo much

  • AikensQuentin
    Quentin Aikens (@AikensQuentin) reported

    @FortniteGame Take the one from retail and fix the one close to shafty shifts

  • FutWatchMaster1
    Sebastian Londono (@FutWatchMaster1) reported

    @FortniteGame Still not working been tryna que for 2 and a half hours thanks @FortniteGame

  • XerospaceGaming
    Xerospace Gaming (@XerospaceGaming) reported

    @_norts @FortniteGame There was a glitch but it was patched

  • ILoveYokaiWatch
    ConMan0203 (@ILoveYokaiWatch) reported

    @FortniteGame Hi I play on Nintendo switch and I have a few complaints that I would like to be fixed asap. 1.) Aim assist doesn’t work. It works a little bit but not really. 2.) Some skins appear to be a female no skin. Please fix these problems

  • mineplayer579
    SpOoPyplayer579 (@mineplayer579) reported

    I think the @FortniteGame tournament is broken rn. I can’t queue in

  • Johnny54871914
    Johnny (@Johnny54871914) reported

    @FinalightTV @FortniteGame @FinalightTV those are hella facts. And @FortniteGame fix the damn pumps

  • pqycho
    Psycho (@pqycho) reported

    @FortniteGame broken fix it

  • Shnook3
    Shnook (@Shnook3) reported

    @FortniteGame hate the alpha tournament I can’t connect been trying for the last two days still can’t connect it says connection issue or matchmaking error. Super annoying. I get it the games free but would like to play and enjoy,1 back to solos

    Stoop Kid 🧔🏻 (@BIGMIKEYMIKE616) reported

    @FortniteGame we are unable to play any Duos or anything, fix this issue.

  • GankLogan
    logan (@GankLogan) reported

    My problems with it right now: Turbo Build Double Barrel FPS Shotguns Too many POIs / Stuff on the map Too many options for weapons Phasing Explosives Legit doesn’t feel like Fortnite anymore, I can’t grind 12 hours a day. I can barely play for an hour lmao. Feels horrible imo.

  • Tkeller7
    Tyler keller (@Tkeller7) reported

    @FortniteGame Nothing but matchmaking errors and only 50m left!

  • budbud_15
    Matthew Thoelcke (@budbud_15) reported

    @FortniteGame Please allow double button mapping for controller, that is were the problem is.

  • NellFs_
    NellFs (@NellFs_) reported

    @BIG_EliCohen @FortniteGame The epic makes brackets to the switch improving the unreal engine and etc ... but, support for the fornite is little, release updates to fix performance but an update after the switch is already running Fornite with difficulties again

  • keaton_kuranda
    Keaton Kuranda (@keaton_kuranda) reported

    @FortniteGame Fix the tournament please epic

  • OniGalaxy1
    🎃Galaxy ❁ (@OniGalaxy1) reported

    Sigh, people are taking every opportunity they can to say blackout is better than fortnite. *random bug that'll be fix very soon*, This Is whY BlaCK oUT is BettEr.

  • d0p3z0n3
    Carmine Foglia (@d0p3z0n3) reported

    @FortniteGame Maybe if you stupid ***** didn't put out this try hard pointless tournament you wouldn't have this issue

  • TheUNKN0WNHeart
    SpookyHeart 💜👻 (@TheUNKN0WNHeart) reported

    The lag on the alpha servers for @FortniteGame. 's tourney is sooooo bad right now. It took me a solid 3 minutes to land when we first get off the bus. D:

  • realisaiahyoung
    Isaiah Young (@realisaiahyoung) reported

    @FortniteGame keep getting "unknown error try again" when trying to play the tournament.

  • Anakin1992
    jorge garcia (@Anakin1992) reported

    @FortniteGame I really need help with the Unreal enginvce error. I litteraly cant play, open the game, start a match and it kicks me, pls HELP!

  • FuryDogeTweets
    SpoopyDoge (@FuryDogeTweets) reported

    This Alpha Tournament is complete and utter ****** Doge shit @FortniteGame Had to deal with the following today 1. Teaming 2. #livestream Sniping 3. Botting (Aim / Wall / Toggle) 4. Micro Stutter (On and off #livestream 5. Server Lag (Disconnects / Massive Delay) #Fixit

  • xtremegaming16
    (NRG) TheCodFather ⚡️Lethal Energy⚡️ (@xtremegaming16) reported

    issue with @FortniteGame is u never no if ur queing for a scrims lobby (even though u dont want it) or a normal lobby so now theres always 20 left last circle they need to split the lobbies up so u can choose which u want to balance the sweaty unfun plays

  • kevinioss123
    Epic kevinioss (@kevinioss123) reported

    @FortniteGame Fix the god famn tournament i couldnt even join today kept giving an error

  • FBoi33
    Haiku (@FBoi33) reported

    @FortniteGame I have a problem that think might be important for you guys to solve. Every time I play with my friends on playground mode, and die on the quad crasher while boosting, my Xbox controller won’t stop vibrating. I have tried switch controllers and turning them on and

  • AtlasSpikee
    Joseph (@AtlasSpikee) reported

    @FortniteGame Why is head peaking or fast peaking still a thing you guys said you removed it yet on they lie fix the ******* game pleas

  • RednazWhite
    Zander White (@RednazWhite) reported

    @FortniteGame Aplha Tourney xbox still not working but my bro is on, ps4

  • prophechy
    AsapProphecyYT (@prophechy) reported


  • 74ce8a83469f4d3
    Devin Waldrop (@74ce8a83469f4d3) reported

    @Isaacga25422021 @FortniteGame Considering it’s already been out for a day and I’ve been having the same issue already yesterday where I wasn’t even able to compete for fun, yeah.

  • JessicaLynTV
    JessicaLyn (@JessicaLynTV) reported from Latham Mobile Home Court, New York

    @FortniteGame Haven’t been able to play a single match due to match making error. Fix your game

  • arrinGG
    Arrin (@arrinGG) reported

    @FortniteGame good to hear you're monitoring the situation who needs to fix it

  • jame_test3881
    SenpaiJames (@jame_test3881) reported

    @FortniteGame Fortnite fix your game... For mac users, there is LITERALLY no sound when i place a trap, i also LOST WITH THIS STUPID BUG

  • Kingnathanjames
    Nathan blackburn (@Kingnathanjames) reported

    @FortniteGame Fix this im getting so frustrated

  • LionsPride82715
    Juaquin Lumbreras Jr (@LionsPride82715) reported

    @FortniteGame U aware of situation u know the problem fix it not watch it wtf

  • ConnorR62640848
    Connor_Robertson (@ConnorR62640848) reported

    @FortniteGame Game is utter bollocks the pump shotgun is meant to be 85 damage and I just hit a clown for 68 headshot what ******** fix this ******* game.

  • kevin92044126
    kevin (@kevin92044126) reported

    I’ve been having problems trying to find a match for the Alpha Tournament. @FortniteGame

  • zayindienmb
    ☠️ Zay (@zayindienmb) reported

    Dark Souls is coming to Nintendo switch did they asses fix Fortnite yet...

  • tylerw23542624
    tyler w (@tylerw23542624) reported

    @FortniteGame Can you extend it till 11 when u fix it it’s not fair for most of us

  • naylan24
    naylan (@naylan24) reported

    @FortniteGame Your servers are absolutely shite. How about you invest in more buses instead of new engines. You got me so shook I think you got bus problems. Fix youuuurrrrr shiiiitttttt

  • jeffrey07104249
    jeffrey (@jeffrey07104249) reported

    @FortniteGame Fix your ******* game

  • IiIbabysav
    lil sav (@IiIbabysav) reported

    I cant play your tournaments if i time out every game. Fix your shit game... @FortniteGame

  • dravyns1
    dravyns (@dravyns1) reported

    @FortniteGame fix your NAE because playing on west is bullshit and it has probably cost a lot of people to quit i know i am not happy and im just an average joe shmoe -.-

  • Huan28379142
    Huan (@Huan28379142) reported

    @FortniteGame @FortniteGame fix the alpha tournament it wont let me play it it keeps on saying erroer maybe try again