Users have been pained by the Fortnite Error Code 91 for months. Some users even report now being able to play the game for an extended period of time. Corrupted or missing game files are the primary cause of this error. However, in some instance lack of privileges to the game and antivirus have also been linked to the problem.
No worries though, we will share the fixes that have resolved this problem for a large number of users. Try all the fixes until you fix the error code 91 in Fortnite.
Fix 1: Ask Your Friend to Join You
If the error occurs when you are trying to join a friend, the fix is simple and work 1000%. You and your friend both restart the game. Ask your friend to join you and that’s it. If this fails, consider changing the Skin, try joining friends via the Epic Friends list, or change the lobby to public and join without an invite. If this does not fix the error or the error occurs randomly when while playing the game, try the other fixes as the cause can be file corruption.
Fix 2: Verify Game Files
For most users, the cause of this error is corrupt game files, which can be resolved by an in-game feature. By running Verify, you repair any corrupted files and it helps the game run smoothly. Here are the steps you need to follow.
- From the Task Manager, close all running game applications or simply restart the computer.
- Open the Fortnite desktop client
- Go to Settings
- Choose Verify
Once you have performed the above steps, wait for the verification process to end and try replaying the game, check if the error code 91 still appears or not. If it does, try the next fix.
Fix 3: Reinstall the Game
Most problems with the game can be fixed with a reinstall especially when the problem is due to corrupted files. To perform this, you have to uninstall the game and download a fresh copy for installation. Once you have installed a fresh copy, try playing the game again and hopefully, this has done the trick.
Fix 4: Contact Epic Games
If you still face the Fortnite error code 91, you cannot do much on your end due to the lack of information on the error code. However, it’s time you should reach the customer support of Epic Games. Here is a link to the Official Support.
If you have found some fix that worked for you, share it with us and your fellow gamers. We welcome all constructive comments.