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How to fix Fortnite error code ESP-buimet-003

Is there a fix?

Several Xbox and PlayStation Fortnite players have not been able to log in and play the game from yesterday due to a new alarming red error message called "esp-buimet-003." The annoying error pops up on a player's screen while trying to log into their account. Once the error shows up, the player will not be able to access the login box. As of now, the error is mainly prominent on both console platforms and is not affecting PC users. Epic Games are aware of the problem and trying to resolve it.

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What is the esp-buimet-003 error code?

Many veterans in the Fortnite community have pointed out that the error is related to a network issue on Epic Games's end. Still, there are no exact details or background regarding it. 

Is there a fix to the esp-buimet-003 error code in Fortnite

As of now, there is no fix to the given error code as it is a new, unknown error to the community. Epic Games have acknowledged the problem through its social media handle and are currently working on rolling out a solution for the problem.

We will update the article with a proper fix once a solution or patch is made available.

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