Fortnite servers are now back online as Epic Games has rolled out the latest patch, update version 12.51 for the popular battle royale game.

Epic Games confirmed the downtime for Fortnite earlier today as the game was taken offline at 7am BST.

The game has been offline for just about three hours, which is typically how long they always take when bringing in new patches.

People on Reddit have been saying they expect this update to address all the known bugs on Epic Games’ Trello Board for the game

Now the patch is officially out, players will find an update for their game on PC, PlayStation, Xbox and Switch so all you have to do is download the new patch, log back in and start winning.

Fortnite’s official Twitter page confirmed the end of the downtime, signalling the good news.

As for what is being added in this update, we will have to wait and see since Epic doesn’t release any patch notes for Battle Royale anymore.

Welcome to Fortnite’s Party Royale

We can probably safely say that today’s update is for the upcoming live concert for the launch of Party Royale happening tomorrow, May 8 with an encore show May 9.

This new experimental mode is completely non-violent and offers a place for players to chill out without the worry of battling it out with people.

Read more about the upcoming event here, which will feature musical performances from deadmau5, Dillon Francis and Steve Aoki.

Fortnite is available to play for free on PC, Andriod, iOS, PS4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox and Mac.

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