Epic Games has taken the Fortnite servers down this August 25, and this is for regular maintenance, as well as for the release of the big v26.00 patch.
Update: The big v26.00 patch is out! Read on for the details right here.
Fortnite Down for Server Maintenance Schedule for August 25:
Here’s the announcement from Epic Games:
With this release patch sizes may be larger than normal.
— Fortnite Status (@FortniteStatus) August 24, 2023
As you can see, the title update dropping to gamers is much larger than usual, and there’s even a hashtag to use for it as well. Check out a glimpse of what to expect from the patch in this quick trailer:
Time to get even. The Ultimate Heist begins tomorrow.
— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) August 24, 2023
While there’s no mention of how long the server outages will be, if past maintenance schedules are anything to go by, it should last for at least 2-3 hours. If anything changes about that, we’ll update the article.
Once the patch is out, expect us to post the patch notes and datamined article ASAP. You can refresh our Fortnite hub page to see it the moment it’s live.