Update 2: Fortnite is back online, plus the 2.4.2 update is available. The new Crossbow weapon is now obtainable in Battle Royale, among other things.
Update: Fortnite's servers are down to Fortnite Skins plan its upcoming update. We'll update when the experience is back online. Original story follows.
Epic Games is reducing Fortnite's servers soon in advance of the release of a fresh patch arriving at PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The studio announced on Twitter today that matchmaking for Battle Royale will go down starting at 4:25 AM ET / 7:25 AM PT on February 8. Total downtime across Fortnite Items the sport will then start at 4:50 AM ET / 7:50 AM PT.
The developer didn't say how much time it anticipates the downtime will run for, but we'll report back with an increase of details while they become available.