We're sorry we haven't been able to get you in the LTM, and we know waiting is the worst.
"We're continuing to test our matchmaking service improvements and are still aiming to release the Playground LTM as soon as possible".
Fortnite is in early access across PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC and iOS.
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But even more interesting is information posted by Fortnite dataminers Two Epic Buddies. We'll find out in a couple of hours.
One of the most memorable occurrences in Fortnite's history was Epic Games' decision to shake up the map in a big way by concluding the last season of the popular Battle Royale game with a meteor strike that permanently changed the map. The Fortnite missile launch event is acting as a nice distraction from the delayed Playground mode, giving players something else to talk about.
Originally, Epic planned to bring the game mode back sometime on June 28, which was yesterday, but Thursday came and went without any relaunch.
Matchmaking issues and queue times lead to the decision to remove the Playground LTM from the game while developers worked on the various issues. This can be watched live in-game by loading into a round at the above time. It's been trying to get the mode back up and running over the past few days, but now it won't be playable until next week. You gather resources 10x faster than normal, and there are more llamas and chests to loot.