Fortnite has had some intermittent technical problems recently, most especially some matchmaking problems that resulted in the programmer to delay the much-anticipated Playground style for a week. But it's been a while since fortnite weapons saw extended unplanned downtime, so we hope that isn't what we're looking at here.
Fortnite has one of the most competitive update schedules in the company, and it's apparent that updating a match so frequently can cause all sorts of unanticipated problems to develop.
Last extended downtime was caused by errors that caused a disproportionate quantity of database queries, and Epic went to some fairly extreme detail describing exactly what was going on. The company has a custom of a certain amount of transparency, so expect a lot of upgrades if this goes on much longer.
It's a big setback for a day that was going fairly well for Epic Games, even if some server problems over at PlayStation Network happen to be giving PS4 users some difficulties. It does not appear to be a great day on the technical side of things entire.
Fortnite has had some intermittent technical problems lately, most notably some matchmaking issues that caused the programmer to postpone the much-anticipated Playground style for weekly. But it's been a while since it saw extended unplanned downtime, and so we hope that that isn't what we are looking at here.