The server issues that affected Fortnite today should now be resolved.The official Fortnite Twitter account posted to say that services should be back up and running as per usual.They tweeted: “We’re back! We’ve scaled up and enabled matchmaking. Keyboard, controller, or phone…get back into the action now!ORIGINAL: Fortnite is down right now with matchmaking disabled and players greeted with a waiting in queue error message following server issues tonight.Epic Games confirmed that Fortnite matchmaking was disabled after issues hit the backend of the hugely popular online game.The Fortnite server issues occured following a huge influx of new players that joined following the Fortnite Mobile launch on Monday.The official Fortnite Twitter posted to say that matchmaking had been disabled.
They tweeted: “The love is strong! Due to an influx of new players we’re degrading our matchmaking. We’re disabling matchmaking and scaling up to account for this.”Independent outage monitor Down Detector has also seen a surge in Fortnite down reports today.Down Detector UK registered a peak of over 2,400 Fortnite down reports while downdetector.com hit a peak of over 4,000 reports.The latest Fortnite server issues come after the hit PS4, Xbox One, PC, Mac and now mobile game went down yesterday for around two hours.Fortnite was taken offline for server maintenance ahead of the rollout of patch V3.3.The new Fortnite update brought with it llama loot, the remote explosives and refreshed the weekly challenges.