UPDATE: Fortnite servers are now down and Epic Games has warned that maintenance is scheduled to last longer than usual for today’s 16.20 update.
The good news is that the new patch will be made available to download during today’s downtime, meaning you won’t have to wait until it ends. Further news on how long Fortnite servers are offline can be found below.
ORIGINAL: Epic Games has announced that it will be taking down servers for a new Fortnite Season 6 update, complete with new content.
Today’s patch will be released across PS4, Xbox, PC, Nintendo Switch and Mobile at the same time.
This means that Fortnite servers will need to be taken offline to make way for the latest changes.
Fortnite will remain unplayable during an extended period of Epic maintenance, but it should be worth it.
The development team has confirmed that a new Bow will be released today, alongside 50-player matchmaking in Creative, and new vehicle cosmetics.
The Unstable Bow was leaked earlier this year and could be the new Bow being teased by Epic Games.
This is expected to come with some kind of glitch feature,…