There have been multiple reports regarding Fortnite players not being able to log in over the last 24 hours. Specifically, this issue relates to the Fortnite error this client is not compatible with the currently deployed server.
Let’s get into how we can help fix this error alongside some troubleshooting tips should the main fix not work.
Fortnite Error This Client Is Not Compatible With The Currently Deployed Server
According to Fortnite news mainstay “iFireMonkey”, all players need to do is restart the game to get rid of the issue:
If this doesn’t work, follow some of the steps below to get back in the game:
Verify Game Files
Although this is a server issue, it doesn’t hurt to check the game files if running Fortnite via:
- Open the Epic Games Launcher
- Go to ‘Library’
- Click the three dots next to Fortnite
- Click Verify
Launch As Administrator
Making sure a user has the right permissions when running the Epic Games Launcher can help too:
- Right-click the Epic Games Launcher shortcut
- Select “Run as administrator”
- Launch Fortnite
Other tips include updating graphics card drivers and making sure background applications have been closed, but these steps may not be relevant if there are still server issues after restarting.
For those with the Fortnite error this client is not compatible with the currently deployed server after these steps, it’s probably best to get in touch with Fortnite Support.
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