Fortnite China shutting down after three years

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The Chinese version of Fortnite will shut down later this month.

Known by a local name that translates as ‘Fortress Night,’ the game has now been referred to as a “test” — despite running for three years.

According to a Google translation of the announcement on the official website, the game will no longer allow new user registrations or downloads of its launcher as of today.

The servers will be shut down on the morning of November 15, after which players will no longer be able to log in.

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