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Fortnite ‘Waiting in queue’ – What it means and how to fix

Such high wait times can be annoying!

Since many players have been trying to log into the game, the Fortnite "Waiting in queue" issue was to be expected. Here's what you can do to fix it.

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What does 'Waiting in queue' in Fortnite mean?

The hype around the latest Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 5 update was huge enough to get the entire community excited. The "waiting in queue" message at the moment can be attributed to the sheer number of players trying to log into Fortnite currently.

There is only so much load that a server can handle, and this "waiting in queue" message can be termed as a failsafe that's in place to prevent the servers from crashing.

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How to fix 'Waiting in queue' in Fortnite

The official Fortnite Status X (Twitter) mentioned that they were working on solving an issue that was preventing players from logging into the game. So, sadly, you can only wait for the developers to fix any ongoing issues regarding the Fortnite server status.

You can also watch the Epic Games status page for updated information about the Fortnite server status.

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Nebojša Prijić
Nebojša Prijić is a senior staff writer at Pro Game Guides with over 25 years of experience in journalism, screenwriting, and copywriting. He previously worked as Editor-in-Chief of Maxim Serbia magazine and the IGN Adria website. Nebojša is an old-school gamer who loves real-time strategies, shooters, and RPGs, but most of all, he plays Roblox and mobile games with his son. He remembers the first Diablo, PC games on a single floppy disk, and playing Mortal Kombat on the keyboard.


Fortnite ‘Waiting in queue’ – What it means and how to fix

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