Fortnite developer Epic Games is taking the game offline for update 26.10. Coming to PS5, PS4, Xbox consoles, Nintendo Switch, Android and PC, update 26.10 will be available to download on the morning of September 12. It will be accompanied by a period of server downtime, which means you won’t be able to play Fortnite for at least a couple of hours. If you want to know when you can log back into Fortnite, check out the 26.10 server downtime schedule below.
The news was announced by Epic Games on Twitter, alongside details on when servers will be taken offline for maintenance.
“Brrrr… v26.10 downtime begins at 4 AM ET, and matchmaking will be disabled shortly beforehand.”
For UK fans, this means that Fortnite will be taken offline in full at 9am BST, while matchmaking will be disabled at 8.30am.
Epic hasn’t revealed exactly when downtime will come to an end, but maintenance typically lasts for around a couple of hours.
This means Fortnite should be back online by 11am BST UK time at the latest.
The hint has led to speculation about what exactly will launch as part of update 26.10.
With the early access launch of Mortal Kombat 1 just a few days away, some fans believe Sub Zero will join the game as a playable character.
Epic Games is also expected to add a new item or weapon to the game, as well as a new Augment. That’s on top of new skins in the item shop.
Needless to say, Epic Games will also fix some of the main bugs and gameplay glitches from the start of the new season.
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