Fortnite Mobile Website DOWN: 404 Not found errors as iOS Sign up goes LIVE
The Fortnite website is down, and in really bad timing: many users are having trouble with the service whilst attempting to sign up for Fortnite Mobile.
The mobile version of the massively popular game is due to launch on mobile devices later today, and ahead of the game rolling out, more fans are trying to sign up over at Epic's website.
But fans are being greeted with 504 gateway timeout messages when trying to access the iOS sign up site.
Epic is expected to announce when the mobile version of the game will go live later today, but until then, players are eagerly waiting on an update about whether they'll be able to sign up for the game.
Epic has not yet issued a statement on the site being down – we'll update you as more news breaks.
Fortnite Mobile Explained
Everything you need to know about the launch of Fortnite Battle Royale on Mobile.EPIC Epic Games are bringing Fortnite Battle Royale to mobile and tablet devices
Fortnite Mobile sign-ups will begin later today on iOS phones and tablets.
Fans will be able to test the experience as part of the Fortnite Invite Event, which will be followed by a full launch later this year.
The mobile port will feature the same 100-person Battle Royale gameplay as the console and PC versions.
This includes the same map, the same unlockable content and even the same weekly updates.
Android support is believed to be coming "in the next few months."
Epic Games has also indicated that this will involve crossplay, however, it appears to be limited to PlayStation 4, PC, Mac, iOS and eventually Android. Intriguingly this doesn't include the Xbox One family of consoles.
There's no indication that Epic Games plan to also bring Fortnite Save the World to mobile.
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FORTNITE MOBILE ANNOUNCEMENT
"Fortnite Battle Royale is coming to mobile devices! On phones and tablets, Fortnite is the same 100-player game you know from PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Mac.
"Same gameplay, same map, same content, same weekly updates. Starting Monday, you can sign-up for the Invite Event on iOS. Support for Android will be coming in the next few months.
"In partnership with our friends at Sony, Fortnite Battle Royale will support Cross-Play and Cross Progression between PlayStation 4, PC, Mac, iOS and eventually Android. This means players across devices can squad up with friends and play together.
"We believe this is the future of games. The same game on all platforms. Console quality graphics and action. Play when you want, where you want."