In Fortnite there’s an error that blights players across the world. That’s the frustrating “Servers Not Responding” issue that crops up now and again. Appearing for seemingly unknown reasons, and preventing players from playing the game, it can be extremely annoying. Here’s how to solve that issue.

Check if there’s scheduled downtime

Sometime before patches and updates, Fortnite will go down for scheduled maintenance. In this case, the servers will be down, and you’ll receive the Servers Not Responding issue. In this case, you should double check whether there is some maintenance going on.

Head to the official Fortnite Status Twitter to double check whether the site has scheduled maintenance. Or head to the official Status page at Of if you’re really curious, you can head to the public Trello, for updates and status.

If this doesn’t fix your Servers Not Responding issue, then it’s time to move onto the next stage of troubleshooting.

Check if the problem is on your end

If you’ve not already done it, now’s the time to reset your router, and also restart your PC or games console. In a lot of cases, an internet connectivity issue is behind this annoying error. In which case a restart will fix a lot of these issues.

However, if there’s a wider network issue, then you might be out of luck. You can check with your Internet Service Provider (ISP) to see if there’s any issues, but if not, then its back to the drawing board.

Ultimately if neither of these solutions are work, then it’s likely there’s an unseen error with Fortnite, and the developers are working on the solution. This might take a few hours, so it’s best to just be patient and wait it out! 

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