Here’s how to fix the error and enter a game.
When you launch the LEGO Fortnite game mode and attempt to enter a customized world, you might get booted out of the game. Read on for the details about the LEGO Fortnite matchmaking error and how to fix it.
LEGO Fortnite matchmaking error
This LEGO Fortnite matchmaking error occurs after you try to enter a game. When the matchmaking queue begins, LEGO Fortnite tells you that the server is finding a match and gives you an estimated queue time.
However, after waiting for a bit, you'll get the matchmaking error. The message reads: "Matchmaking Error #1: Something's up with the matchmaking, so we're turning it off and back on again. Hang tight! It'll be back up shortly. (service.shutting_down_2)."
How to fix the LEGO Fortnite matchmaking error
The error occurs in LEGO Fortnite because so many players are trying to enter and play the game. This makes the server kick you out of a match. You can press the "Ready" button to try getting in again. Keep refreshing the lobby to eventually get in.
Another way to bypass the LEGO Fortnite error is by joining a friend's game instead. When they send you an invitation, accept it and enter their LEGO Fortnite world.
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