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Is Fortnite Down? How Long Will Maintenance Last?

Attention all Fortnite players! The scheduled maintenance for the 26.10 update is starting now.

If you're having issues logging into Epic Games' popular battle royale titles, you might be curious if Fortnite is down right now.

Epic Games has revealed that a new update for Fortnite will be available on September 12 for all platforms The update 26.10 will bring some changes and fixes to the game, but it will also require some server downtime.

But as always, many players are interested in finding out how long maintenance will last for the upcoming Fortnite update. So without any further ado, let's check out the downtime details.

How Long Will the Fortnite Downtime Last Today (26.10 update)

A tweet from the official Fortnite status account announced that update 26.10 will have downtime beginning on September 12 at 1am PDT / 4am EDT / 9am BST. Players will be unable to matchmake from 12.30am PDT / 3.30am EDT / 8.30am BST onwards, which is half an hour before the downtime starts.

For those in the US, downtime will begin at 4 am ET. Epic Games has not provided a specific time for when maintenance will end, but the game should be back online by 5 am ET at the latest.

It's worth noting that the patch sizes for the 26.10 update will be larger than normal, so players should expect a longer wait time when downloading the update. However, the new features and bug fixes should make the wait worthwhile for Fortnite fans.

What's New in Fortnite 26.10 Update?

Fortnite 26.10 will bring a lot of exciting changes and additions to the game, such as:

  • Super Styles: This feature allows players to unlock new styles for their skins by completing in-game challenges.
  • New DMR: A new weapon called the DMR has been added to the game.
  • Sub Zero: A new skin called Sub Zero has been added to the game.
  • Other collaborations: The update is expected to include more collaborations with other franchises.
  • Bug fixes and improvements: As with any update, there are also bug fixes and improvements to the game.

The Fortnite 26.10 update is expected to roll out soon, so players should keep an eye out for it.

If you're interested in the stats and leaderboard information for Fortnite, then check out our official tracker page for the game! We also have a Fortnite Tracker App that can monitor your in-game performance. Consider checking us out and let us know on Twitter at @FortniteTracker what you'd like to see next!


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