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Fortnite Chapter 2 Faced Performance Issues Several Hours after Launch

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by Daria Rud · 3 min read
Fortnite Chapter 2 Faced Performance Issues Several Hours after Launch
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Epic Games is expected to figure out the reasons for authorization and performance issues in Fortnite Chapter 2 and find a solution as soon as possible.

On October 15, Epic Games rolled out Fortnite Chapter 2, a new improved part of the famous game. The updated version includes new maps, swimming mechanics, new chest designs, environmental explosions, boats to traverse water, new kinds of weapons, fishing and pogo emotes, etc. Initially, the community reacted positively to the development, however, later, it turned out that many Fortnite Chapter 2 players face performance issues.

One user wrote about FPS and lag issues:

Other users faced the same problem. Some players had their game ended just before the new map opened. Fortnite champion complained about the lack of mobility:

Besides, players are complaining about authorization issues and problems while logging in. On Reddit, they are discussing the inability to join a match as it continuously says: “user auth check failed”.

Epic Games is expected to figure out the reasons for these issues and find a solution as soon as possible.

About Fortnite Game

Fortnite is an online video game rolled out by Epic Games 2017. It is available in three modes:  Fortnite: Save the World, Fortnite Battle Royale, and Fortnite Creative. In 2017, the game was nominated for “Best Co-op Game” by PC Gamer and for “Best Spectator Game” by IGN. Last year, Fortnite was granted the award for Best Ongoing Game by PC Gamer and IGN, the latter of which nominated it for “Best Nintendo Switch Game”, “Best Mobile Game”, and “Best Action Game”.

Chapter 2: What Is New?

Fortnite Chapter 2 is an update for Fortnite: Battle Royale. It takes place after The End event of Battle Pass Season 10.

Its new locations are as follows: Lazy Lake, Craggy Cliffs, Steamy Stacks, Dirty Docks, Sweaty Sands, Frenzy Farm, Holly Hedges, Misty Meadows, Slurpy Swamps, Weeping Woods. New male and female default skins, new gun wraps, gliders, axes, backpacks, character skins, and loading screens are also changes offered by the updated version of the game that serve as rewards.

In Fortnite Chapter 2, the Battle Pass has changed. Players now do not need Battle Stars to progress. They will be given XP which now progresses the Battle Pass just for playing the game. From the Pass, users will get 1,500 V-Bucks, which is more than every other season individually, which makes a 550 V-Bucks profit if they end up getting all. Moreover, players still have the same 100 tiers, but now they can go further but don’t get any rewards.

The developers have also updated the game’s graphical design.

When the performance issues are solved, Fortnite players will definitely have fun.

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Daria Rud
Author Daria Rud

Daria is an economic student interested in the development of modern technologies. She is eager to know as much as possible about cryptos as she believes they can change our view on finance and the world in general.

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