Misfortune struck great many homes across the world today, as one of the world’s most well known online games went offline for several hours.
Fortnite, which flaunts in excess of 350 million players around the world, was disconnected for a considerable length of time, because of an unknown glitch. The timing couldn’t have been more regrettable for parents, whose gaming-obsessed offspring are home for winter school breaks and going through hours on their passion.
Developer Epic Games presented on Twitter that its team was examining an issue with the game’s servers.
“Fortnite is currently unavailable and players are unable to log-in while we investigate an issue. We’ll provide more info when we have a solution to bring services back online.”
The issue has now been solved and the game is back ready for action. “Fortnite game servers are back online and the Winterfest continues!”
The issue happened when gamers couldn’t sign in to the game. A few announced that they got a message warning them, “You do not have permission to play Fortnite.”
The Epic Games Store likewise had issues.
Normally, the enormous player base had time on its hands. Professional Fortnite player Sypher PK joked that he may run for president since his favorite time-suck has evaporated.