The statement assures players that Epic will have more details on what exactly caused the issues sometime next week.
Epic Games, the studio behind the insanely popular video game "Fortnite Battle Royale" of 2018, in the early hours of Thursday had tweeted that its Fortnite servers was encountering server difficulties due to the latest 3.5 update and would be down for "emergency maintenance" to tackle numerous bugs and technical issues.
GamesIndustry.biz published an article Friday morning that looked at precisely this phenomenon in the increasingly-crowded battle royale space, comparing it to the MOBA boom that's only recently tapered off.
As Twinfinite points out, the rumours started when a screengrab of an alleged tweet from the official Fortnite account started doing the rounds online.
The Pornhub insights team continued: "By looking at what users typically search before or after searching Fortnite, we can start to see a game related trend develop". Let us know in the comments.
"N$3 o matter how commercially very big those trends have been, they've never really been able to support more than a handful of huge games, squeezing out any chance of an ecosystem for smaller or medium-sized titles", they wrote.
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Indeed, it didn't take long for players to flood social media networks like Twitter with posts that were seeped in despair, wondering when Fortnite would come back up.
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Aside from people seeing the rumor and retweeting it or spreading it on without questioning it, there is one possible reason why so many may have believe the rumor that stems from an actual lawsuit filed by PUBG Corp, though the lawsuit wasn't aimed at Fortnite. It's a tough problem to solve because they're different paces of game. That's not happening though, so Fortnite players can continue going after those Victory Royales.