08 Jun 2021 5:56 AM +00:00 UTC

Fortnite Season 7 Server Downtime: What To Expect When The Servers Are Back Up?

Fortnite Season 7 starts today (8th June), and players can expect the servers to go down temporarily because of update v17.00.

Epic Games took to Twitter to inform players about all the timings. Along with this, they informed the community that Mechanical Weapons and Primal Weapons will be removed after this season.

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Fortnite Season 7 Server Downtime for v17.00

The Server Downtime for Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 7 will commence at 2 AM EST. Players can expect that Matchmaking will be closed in-game 30 minutes before the downtime.

At the same time, fans can expect to see some new cinematic before Season 6 is over. The publishers have already included a glimpse of what's about to come in the game files.

Superman's glasses and the Butter Robot from Rick and Morty were already revealed in-game. It's only a matter of time before fans get to see the official trailer for Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 7.

Community Speak

Donald Mustard, creative director of Fortnite, Tweeted a bunch of posts that hinted at Aliens and UFOs. But that's not all, he also retweeted a post from a content creator which revealed the theme for next Season.

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According to popular streamer @TheSquatingdog, Fortnite Season 7 will be named "The Last Reality".

This will include Aliens, UFOs, and many more entities from outer space. The storyline for Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 7 will pivot around this narrative.

Fans can expect that several details about Fortnite's simulation and reality will be revealed in Season 7. Similarly, the Batman Zero Point comic books will also add to the list of unsolved riddles.

Similarly, data miner @HYPEX revealed that Season 7's cinematic trailer will be 1 minute 40 seconds long. He also revealed that Llamas are going to get a major update in Season 7.
Some of the in-game mechanics might change in Season, especially crafting, hunting and fishing. At the same time, players can expect to see new NPCs, vehicles and UFOs all around the map in Season 7.