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UPDATE: Fortnite is back

Dec 29, 2021, 4:45 PM | Updated: 5:05 pm
The Epic Games Inc. Fortnite: Battle Royale video game is seen in the App Store on an Apple Inc. iP...
The Epic Games Inc. Fortnite: Battle Royale video game is seen in the App Store on an Apple Inc. iPhone displayed for a photograph in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, May 10, 2018. Fortnite, the hit game that's denting the stock prices of video-game makers after signing up 45 million players, didn't really take off until it became free and a free-for-all. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

CARY, North Carolina — Battle royale game Fortnite experienced an eight-hour outage today. 

The game’s own Twitter account dedicated to tracking the game’s service reported the outage began having issues this morning, but has since been resolved.

The Verge is reporting players were seeing a message that said “You do not have permission to play Fortnite.”

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UPDATE: Fortnite is back