How to fix “You do not have permission to play Fortnite” issue?

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Fortnite servers are down and players are facing “You do not have permission to play Fortnite” issues on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Fortnite players are also facing kicks and login issues.

Since the last update, many players are experiencing several issues when trying to play the game. Out of those affected, some are experiencing Fortnite login issues. Recently, an update was also released for players. You can check Fortnite server status, maintenance, and downtime details here below.

We recommend that you check for and install any available console updates. Follow the steps below to check for updates manually. Be sure to allow any updates to install completely before beginning your game installation.

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Checking for updates on PlayStation 4

  1. Select the Settings menu from the PlayStation 4 home screen.
  2. Select System Software Update.
  3. Install any available updates.
  4. Follow the onscreen steps to complete the update.

Checking for updates on Xbox One

  1. Press the Home button to open the dashboard menu.
  2. Select Settings from the bottom of the menu, then select All Settings.
  3. Select System, then select Updates.
  4. Select Update Console if the option becomes available.
  5. Follow the onscreen steps to complete the update.

Check Fortnite Server Down Status here

Check out Xbox Live and PlayStation Network to see if they’re having any issues.

Epic Games is aware of “You do not have permission to play Fortnite” issues and they are working on a fix.

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