That could be an expensive problem if it lasts much longer. Market researcher Sensor Tower reported last week that Fortnite: Battle Royale has earned over $15 million from in-app purchases in its first month, The free-to-play game has been downloaded over 11 million times worldwide, and it’s now ranked No. 1 in the Apple App Store. And that doesn’t include revenue from the PC platform.
Here’s the string of messages posted by Epic so far:
Apr 12, 02:24 UTC
Apr 12, 01:15 UTC
Apr 12, 00:57 UTC
Apr 11, 21:59 UTC
This is due to a database failure which we are working to resolve as quickly as possible.
In a measure towards resolution, matchmaking will be blocked for a short period.
Thank you for your patience!
Apr 11, 21:44 UTC
Apr 11, 21:03 UTC
But you could of course play Radical Heights instead.
So what are you worrying about?
Updated at 12:55 p.m. Pacific, April 12:
Epic said the game is back online:
Apr 12, 19:11 UTC
This is resulting in delayed emails of all kinds, including but not limited to 2-factor authentication codes and password resets.
We apologize for these delays and are actively working to resolve this.
Apr 11, 17:56 UTC