Meltdown Vulnerability Fix Causes Issues For Fortnite

QuintLyn Bowers
By QuintLyn Bowers, News Editor
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When a a problem like the Meltdown vulnerability is discovered and companies (in this case Intel) scramble to fix it, it's possible computer users will feel some fallout for a bit. After all, software companies will need to make changes to their products to accommodate the changes. So, it shouldn't be a surprise if some of our favorite games -- such as Fortnite -- experience issues.

Since Epic Games uses cloud services to run the back-end for the game, they're currently dealing with the fallout caused by updates designed to deal with the Meltdown issue. In fact, it's caused enough of a problem for the team that they felt the need to explain it to players.

Hopefully things will level out soon.

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About the Author

QuintLyn Bowers
QuintLyn Bowers, News Editor
QuintLyn is a long-time lover of all things video game related will happily talk about them to anyone that will listen. She began writing about games for various hobby sites a little over ten years ago and has taken on various roles in the games community.

Discussion (1)

Dabdakka 5 years ago
its kinda funny that something like this has been left around for such a long time... Makes you wonder how many hackers found this path and abused it for info for such a long time...


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