Epic Games responds to major issues in Fortnite, including Xbox One crashes and Weekly Challenge bugs - Dexerto

Epic Games responds to major issues in Fortnite, including Xbox One crashes and Weekly Challenge bugs

Published: 22/Jan/2019 19:24 Updated: 22/Jan/2019 19:43

by David Purcell


Epic Games has confirmed that its aware of a number of current issues in Fortnite, with players being ejected from sessions and brought back to the lobby. 

Several posts from fans to the Fortnite BR subreddit have brought the developer’s attention to some frustrating problems that people are experiencing in the game right now. 


These include Xbox One players being sent back to the lobby during games, voice chat difficulties on PlayStation 4 platform where players can’t speak to each other in-game, and bugs which have been found in the weekly challenges, where players need to use a X-4 Stormwing plane five times. 


Epic GamesSome Fortnite players claim they can’t communicate with their teammates because of a frustrating voice chat bug.

Members of the Fortnite team have responded to these three posts on Reddit, with some offering more clearer answers than others. 

Talking specifically about the issue with Xbox players being disconnected, a post from Epic Games says: “We’re aware of and investigating an issue where some Xbox players are experiencing disconnects while in-game and are sent back to the lobby.


“We are working towards resolving this and will provide an updated post when we have more information.” 

Xbox Issue – Player Disconnects from r/FortNiteBR


In regards to other issues, though, promises have been made for future improvements. 

After one Reddit user claimed that the ‘Destroy five flying X-4 Stormwing planes’ part of Fortnite’s weekly challenges was bugged – preventing them from completing them – Epic said: “We’re aware of that and have a fixed planned for a future update”. 


While the developer has addressed these two issues, there’s no official word on PS4 voice chat problems at the time of writing. However, they did ask for more details about it in a Reddit thread.