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Fortnite Error Codes Explained

Met with an error? Not a problem, we’ve probably got the solution for you below
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Let’s be honest, one of the absolute worst feelings is when you go to load up Fortnite, only to be met with an error code denying you access to the game. Unfortunately, this is a fairly common occurrence for any big game that requires various players to all be fully connected at once, like Fortnite.

Sometimes it’s just an error code to let you know that the game has been shut down for everybody. While other times it’s a sign that something more specific is causing the issue. Although, with there being such a wide variety of codes, and each meaning something different. It’s important to be aware of all the ones you could receive, as well as some potential solutions to help fix the problem at hand.

Taking this into account, here are all of the Fortnite error codes explained as well as some possible solutions for you to try out.

Fortnite Error Codes Explained

Error CodeMeaningSolution
AS-3Disconnection errorCheck your internet connection
bad_module_
info has stopped 
working
Message appears while playing the game– Run the game as an administrator
– Verify the game’s file
– Change full-screen options to accept administrator requests again
– Update graphic card drivers
– Verify Windows updates
CE-34878-0The PS4 crashes. It’s not specific to Fortnite but happens on it too1. Go to “Options” and then “Check for Update”
2. Then hit “Settings” and “System Software Update”
3. Restart your PS4
CE-40852-9Error while downloading on PS41. Go to “Settings”, then “Network”, “Set Up Internet connection”, “Select your network” and finally, “Custom”
2. Verify the IP and MTU are automatic, DHCP name is “Do Not Specify,” Primary DNS on 8.8.8.8 and Secondary on 8.8.4.4
CS-03Save file size is too largeReduce the number of save files for the game
errors.com.epicgames.
common.server_error
Connection issueEither an issue with your connection or the servers
DP-01Unable to install the game1. Check your permissions by confirming you are an Administrator on the platform
2. Run the client as an Administrator
DP-06Error while downloading on PCRun the “Epic Games Launcher” as an administrator
IS-0005Unable to connect to Epic Games launcher– Check the status of Epic Games servers
– Check VPN, proxy servers, and firewalls
IS-0009Unable to load the gameReinstall the game
IS-BV02Unable to launch the game due to missing or corrupted file– Type “cmd”
– Click on “Command Prompt”, and “Run as Administrator”
– Type “chkdsk c: /r /f” and press “Enter”
– Restart the platform
– If it doesn’t work, reinstall the game
IS-BV04Build verification failedSolutions are explained by Epic Games. Verify hard drives and perform a memory test
IS-BV05Build verification failedSolutions are explained by Epic Games. Verify hard drives and perform a memory test
IS-DS01Unable to install the game due to shortage of disc spaceFree up more disc space or change the location of installation files
IS-DS02Unable to install the game due to shortage of disc spaceFree up more disc space or change the location of installation files
IS-FC02Unable to install the game due to file creation failed– Free up more disc space or change the location of installation files
– Reinstall the game
– Flush DNS
IS-FC05Unable to install the gameVerify hard drives and memory
IS-FC06Unable to install the gameVerify hard drives and memory
IS-INFO-THROTTLEDUnable to install the game– Go to “Settings” of the launcher
– Uncheck the “Throttle Downloads” box
IS-MF-01Unable to install the game– Disable unused background applications
– Reinstall the game
Launcher white screenEpic Games launcher has a white screen1. End every Launcher process.
2. Press “Windows + E” and go to “C:\Users\PC-NAME\
AppData\Local\ EpicGamesLauncher\Saved\”
3. Delete web cache file
LS-0002Unable to update the game– Restart the launcher
– Check for updates
LS-0003Unable to connect to the launcherSign-in
LS-0004Unable to install the gameReinstall the game
LS-0005Unable to update the game– Check the Epic Games servers
– Check your connection
LS-0006Unable to install the game– Run the launcher as Administrator
– Reinstall the game
LS-0009Unable to install the gameVerify the installation
LS-0013Unable to launch the game– Verify your game’s files in the launcher’s Library
– Clear the launcher’s web cache
LS-0014Unable to launch the game– Verify the game’s files
– Reinstall the game
– Disable unused background processes
LS-0015Unable to connect to the game– Check your connection
– Check the Epic Games servers
– Test your connection speed
LS-0016Unable to connect to the game– Restart the launcher
– Verify the game’s files in the Launcher’s library
LS-0018 (or LS-0019-IS-IZ01, or
LS-0019-IS-PQR3010)
Unable to connect to the game due to application still running– Shut down the processes linked to the game in the “Task Manager”
LS-0019Unable to install the game– Run the launcher as Administrator
– Restart the platform
– Use a specific launcher option or reinstall Microsoft Visual C++
LS-0021Unable to launch the game because it is not ownedVerify you are signed-in
LS-0022Unable to launch the game because it is not ownedVerify you are signed-in
MD-0005Unable to launch the game due to file not downloaded– Verify the launcher’s status
– Verify your connection
PI-UBI-01Unable to launch the gameRestart the Epic Games launcher
SU-BI-CAUnable to launch the clientFollow the troubleshooting steps indicated on the client’s official website
SU-MD-HSHUnable to launch the gameFollow the troubleshooting steps indicated on the client’s official website
SU-PQR1603“Self Update Failed” message while installing launcher1. Right-click on the launcher and access “Properties”
2. Add ”-SkipBuildPatchPrereq” at the end of “Target” tab
0Message asking to restart client instead of launching a game– Run as administrator
– Verify the game’s files in the launcher’s game settings
– Run command prompt as administrator on Windows and then type “sfc/scannow” and hit “Enter”
6Matchmaking issueComes from Epic Games and cannot be fixed by yourself. Wait for a fix from the developer
8You may or may not need an updateOnly occurs on PlayStation 4. Check if there are any update available. Reinstall the game if not
22Unable to launch the game– Verify the game’s files on the launcher’s Library
– Run the game as an Administrator
– Update or reinstall the game
23Easy Anti-Cheat error– Update Windows
– Reinstall GPU drivers
– Verify the game’s files
– Update or reinstall the game
– Launch a scan on your antivirus system
911. Disconnection error
2. Unable to join a party
1. Verify the game’s files in the launcher’s game settings
2. Change status of party to “Private”
931. Disconnection error
2. Unable to join a party
– Change the skin
– Change lobby to public, then join the party without invite
– Join friends using Epic Games list
500Unable to launch the gameThere is no solution to this bug, but Epic Games generally brings a fix when it occurs
30005Unable to launch the game due to anti-cheat bug– Go to “C:\Program Files (x86)\EasyAntiCheat” and delete the .sys file
– Launch “EasyAntiCheat_Setup.exe” file and repair
30007Unable to launch the game– Press the Windows button
– Type “cmd” and “Enter” in the search bar
– Type “bcdedit -set TESTSIGNING OFF” then hit “Enter”, and “bcdedit -set NOINTEGRITYCHECKS OFF” then “Enter” again
– Restart your platform

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That concludes our list of all the Fortnite error codes. Before you leave, don’t forget to check out some of our other Fortnite content here at Gamer Journalist. Like how to unlock the Major Mancake outfit in Fortnite Fall Guys Clash Crown Challenge or all stats for every weapon in Fortnite Battle Royale.

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