How do I fix the "Network Connection Lost" error message?

If you're seeing the error message above, verifying Fortnite game files and/or checking Fortnite installation options will likely restore your connection. 

Follow the steps below for more details.


Verify Fortnite game files

Verifying your Fortnite game files may resolve this issue.

  1. Exit Fortnite.
  2. Open the Epic Games Launcher.
  3. Click on Library.
  4. Click on the three dots next to Fortnite.
  5. Click on Verify.
  6. Once the verification is finished launch Fortnite.

Check all Fortnite installation options

Checking both Battle Royale and Save the World boxes for your installation options may resolve your issue.

  1. Open the Epic Games Launcher.
  2. Click on the three dots next to Fortnite.
  3. Click on Options.
  4. Make sure both checkboxes for Battle Royale and Save the World are checked.

  5. Click on Apply.
  6. Launch Fortnite.

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