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Coming Soon 3.5 Update

Latest Fortnite patch adds content for Battle Royale and Save the World modes

Alongside the multiple updates to the free Battle Royale mode are also major updates within the Save the World portion of the game coming with this new patch, as well.

Epic Games, the makers of Fortnite, have confirmed that the game is now down for the foreseeable future for "emergency maintenance" due to upgrades taking place on their database.

It's the most popular game in the world right now, but no one has been able to play Fortnite all day.

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The world's biggest porn site, Pornhub, released a cryptic tweet earlier on that quoted Fortnite's tweet about their server crash and suggested that they have been seeing a huge increase in traffic since the game went down.

PUBG may have had a head start over Fortnite's battle royale mode, but with the latter game being free to play it has attracted a fast-growing fanbase. Otherwise, keep gathering up those resources and partying with those Llamas, because a Fortnite party is just around the corner for the weekend! So hop on, let us take a look at some of the locations you need to head to for those precious Battle Stars.

Apparently, this massive spike happened in direct correlation with the live stream in which hip-hop star Drake played the game on Twitch with popular gaming streamer Ninja. Load times reduced by 25-30 seconds as a result of these changes on Xbox One and around 10 seconds on PS4. The game is also now available on the iOS platform for free. Players on mobile, consoles, and PC were unable to get into matches of the battle royale shooter throughout last night and into this morning.

"We'll have a detailed postmortem of this week's issues, and more information about how we will improve services for you in the future", Epic adds. Upon loading up the game and attempting to log in, you may find that you have been placed in a queue, sometimes for up to an hour.

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