Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 7 ISSUES: How to fix the common problems and error codes

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Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 7 is nearly here!

However, as with any major update to a multiplayer game, there's likely to be a few issues affecting your experience. Even for a game as polished as Fortnite, as Epic moves away from its Primal setting, some problems will likely arise.

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If you're looking for solutions on how to fix some common Fortnite errors, we've got you covered. Read on to see the fixes for all the latest problems.

General Top Issues in Fortnite • Long loading screen after completing a session on PlayStation/Xbox. Description • Cannot create system-level parties between PS5 and PS4 when playing Fortnite. Description • Balloons item temporarily disabled. Description • Unable to edit color Styles for the Phantasmic Pulse Pickaxe in the Locker. Description


Battle Royale Top Issues • Character Entries #43 & #44 Description • Bars in competitive playlists appearing to overwrite total Bars. Description

Because this is a visual issue only, your persistent stash of Bars should still be available and visible when playing in a core modes playlist (Solos, Duos, Trios, Squads, Team Rumble). • Split Screen "Ready Up!" issue. Update

Description - Players in Split Screen may have difficulty playing another match together due to the "Ready Up!" option not working properly. • Inventory menu selector appearing on multiple slots. Description • Camera may hitch near a car after exiting Description

Creative Mode Top Issues

• Flag does not respawn when flag carrier leaves game.

Description - We're investigating an issue where the flag may not respawn when the flag carrier leaves.

• Start with 'Pickaxe' Creator setting still spawning with a Pickaxe.


Description - We're investigating an issue with the start with pickaxe setting still spawning with a pickaxe

• A.I. can get stuck in obstacles.

Description - We're investigating an issue that is causing A.I to get stuck in obstacles. • Allow Spectate Other Teams setting not working. Description • Phone Booth Device issues. Description

1) If the player is in the Phone Booth during pregame's auto start countdown, the game won't start until the player exits the Phone Booth

2) Entering and exiting the Phone Booth quickly results in multiple issues, including prefab loading. • Player can encounter infinite loading screen when flying out of island. Description • Vehicles not moving properly in Creative Description • Player portal appears as "Creative Don't Fill." Description • Pressing the default key in pre-game lobby starts the game. Description • Main Player rift can sometimes show as a Seasonal Rift. Description

Save The World Top Issues

• Broken Pickaxe animations.

DescriptionThere are a handful of uniquely animated Pickaxes that are not playing the correct animation when used in Save the World. We'll continue fixing these incorrect animations as they appear.

  • Snake Eyes Katana
  • Identity Disc Pickaxe
  • Ol Mate Sledge (two-handed)

• The Val Defender doesn't have perks when unlocked from the Valor Questline

DescriptionVal doesn't have any perks when unlocked from the "Valor" Questline. The team is working on a fix for this issue.

Fortnite Mobile Top Issues

• 3D resolution reset itself even if the player saved the settings

DescriptionThe 3D reset itself to 75% on each launch of the title, even if the player saved their settings to 100% in the last session.


• Players cannot change their custom controller settings while playing Nintendo Switch in Docked mode

DescriptionPlayers are shown a 'Keep These Video Settings?' message and are unable to change their custom controls.

More Fortnite Issues and Bug fixes

If you're still experiencing issues in Fortnite, we'd recommend keeping an eye on Fortnite's official known issues list here.

We've also released solutions and fixes to other Fortnite bugs, errors, and issues, which you can check out below: How to fix slow download speed and download the Season 7 update faster Fortnite settings not saving: How to make your settings stay saved How to fix error code 0, please restart your client, on PC