The Chinese version of Fortnite is shutting down in mid-November

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Epic Games, the developer behind Fortnite, is shutting down the battle royale in China in mid-November (via ). A translated post on reveals that the “test” of the game “has come to an end.”

The post says users will no longer be able to sign up or download Fortnite starting Monday. On November 15th, Epic Games will shut down Fortnite’s servers completely and bar users from logging in. The notice thanks players for “boarding the bus” and participating in the game. Epic didn’t provide any additional information on why it decided to close out the game.

However, it may have something to do with China’s new gaming restriction...