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How long is Fortnite downtime?

Downtime is a necessary part of just about every Fortnite patch, so let's take a look at how long you'll typically be waiting to get back into the game.

With the new Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 5 on the way, you must prepare for some server downtime. While it usually isn't too long, let's still take a look at what you can expect when servers aren't responding and how long is Fortnite downtime.

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So when can you play Fortnite again? Fortnite downtime is usually between one to two hours. This is the typical delay you can expect if it's a weekly or bi-weekly patch. However, if the update introduces a new season like Fortnite OG, it is far likelier that you will wait even longer than four hours. This can vary drastically and is usually determined by whether Epic has any issues adding the patch to the game.

Related: Fortnite Error Codes List (and how to fix them)

You can expect a Fortnite downtime every time some update comes along. It is usually every other week once a season has gone live. There will sometimes be hotfix patches or smaller patches to fix bugs that don't always require downtime. Epic no longer produces detailed patch notes but sends more minor details to content creators via email.

If you're curious about what to expect from a new patch, you can always find the information on our site in our Fortnite category. We gather all the details released before the patch, including bug fixes, and attempt to assemble all the changes in one place!

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