Every era ends at some point. "The End" has now also arrived for Fortnite. Thousands of players around the world sit in front of the screens. you want to play However, all they see is a black screen. Since Sunday evening, a black hole can be seen exactly where up to 250 million shooter fans could gamble against each other. Of course, this is not a technical defect. Fortnite is currently down because Epic Games wants it too - the masters of marketing are preparing to launch new content.

For die-hard Fortnite fans, Sunday evening should have been a moderate disaster. All of a sudden the screen went black and then nothing worked. With a "Big Bang" Epic Games probably initiated the end of the current season.

Fortnite ends season 10 with a big bang

The tenth season of Fortnite ended with a surprising event. Millions of players worldwide were taken by surprise by the abrupt end that only Epic Games can bring about in this form. Impossible to log in, the official Twitter account only announced "The End". From then on, nothing reigned. Fortnite has been attracting huge numbers of players to the virtual arenas since 2017. If you want to head to the official Fortnite website, you end up on the Twitch channel. There, around 50.000 spectators watch nothingness and a blue ring of light.

This is no coincidence, no Fortnite server downs - it's a well-planned event that players logged in at the time of the "disaster" were able to witness live. They experienced just that end of a world. Now everyone is eagerly awaiting a new beginning. 

Fortnite fans are facing a bleak future - at least at times. Copyright: Epic Games

Fortnite fans are facing a bleak future - at least at times. Copyright: Epic Games

Epic Games is probably preparing the release of new content and thus a new update in full swing. When the time will come and the game will be available to Fortnite fans again is uncertain. Fortnite can still be started, but players can no longer enter Battle Royale mode, and error messages are displayed in the lobby.

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A few days ago, leaks indicated new content, including a new map. The creators regularly give hints and keep the rumor mill bubbling with scraps of information. Meanwhile, the most important message for players from "Ask Playstation": Items and V-Bucks are safe during the Fortnite blackout.

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