FORTNITE will be down today, August 3. Epic Games promises new content for PS4, Xbox One and PC.
UPDATE Fortnite Server Downtime: This is a new issue that will affect all platforms, including Xbox One, PCs, Nintendo Switch, and Mobile. It is expected to last for up to four hours.
Although maintenance doesn’t usually last that long, the good news is that Epic Games will continue to provide updates via social media.
ORIGINAL Fortnite update 17.30 will be available today. Epic Games dropped the usual announcement before closing down servers.
The Season 7 patch this week will be more extensive than the July 17.21 update. However, the development team is keeping their teasers private.
Today’s Fortnite changes will not be revealed to gamers.
Data miners shared with us that there are some new weapon features coming to Grab-Itron.
Epic Games shared one hint this week: “A UFO in your hands” IO Guards are scrambling to take down every wall, car and rock with the latest Alien gear.
The Grabber could be able grab and throw items, or rotate through a variety of items.
Grab-Itrons will be available at Supply Drops and Floor Loots as well as the Mothership Legendary Chest.
WHAT TIME IS FORTNITE DOWNTIME TO UPDATE 17.21 STARTING
Fortnite’s server downtime for today is scheduled to begin at 6:30 a.m. BST on Tuesday August 3, 2021.
This will affect gamers in the United States. Maintenance will begin at 01:30am EDT the same day.
There is no need to wait for servers to return as all platforms will be back online at the same moment.
Epic Games has not yet confirmed when servers will be available again, but they have stated how long.
According to estimates, maintenance could take up to four hours. This means that things should be back online by 11:00 BST.
Today’s Fortnite maintenance will bring you more news, including patch notes.
Epic Games confirmed that Epic Games’ next major event will take place after update 17.30 goes live.
Gamers will have the opportunity to embark on a musical adventure into new magical realities, where Fortnite meets Ariana Grande, from August 6-8.
Epic Games sent a message saying: “Ensuring that all fans can catch the Rift tour, the experience spans five showstimes over three consecutive days.
We recommend that fans arrive in Fortnite at least 60 minutes prior to showtime. The Rift Tour Playlist should also be available 30 minutes before each show. The Rift Tour begins with Fortnite-themed experiences, which pair popular songs with moments that are based on elements of the game.
The Rift Tour is more enjoyable if you’re traveling with friends. For more information on the Rift Tour schedule and to see the Rift Tour tab in-game, visit RiftTour.com.
“The Rift tour tab allows you to and your friends to set the showtimes that you want to attend as well as keeping up-to-date on the most recent Rift Quests.
Reports also suggest that the new musical event in August will be followed by another, and that a new Suicide Squad tiein is being planned for the next weeks.