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Fortnite Challenges Not Working: Why Are Week 5 Challenges Delayed?

Uh oh, we seem to have a “Fortnite Challenges Not Working” situation here, with the game’s Week 5 Challenges failing to load for players. We’re now into Fortnite Season 4 and players are used to a Tuesday reset. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case today, with the Week 5 challenges experiencing a delay. Here’s what you need to know about this week’s objectives and the future weekly reset time.

Fortnite Challenges Not Working: “Week 5 Challenges Available in 0 Seconds” Error

If you’re booting up Fortnite and wondering what the “Week 5 Challenges available in 0 seconds” error means, you aren’t the only one who’s puzzled. Lots of players appear to be encountering the problem, as seen by the huge number of complaints across social media and Reddit.

Epic Games has acknowledged the “Week 5 Challenges available in 0 seconds” error, explaining that it is a result of an intentional change to the Challenges release time. Instead of the usual Tuesday cycle, Fortnite Challenges will instead be launching on Thursdays.

Fortnite Challenges Not Working: New Week 5 Challenges Release Date

Fortnite Challenges Not Working

As explained above, the “Fortnite Challenges Not Working” error is due to Epic Games changing the Challenges’ release time. The game’s official Twitter account tweeted the following explanation:

The Fortnite Week 5 Challenges release time will now be Thursday at 4 a.m. ET. It looks like this will be the case for all future Challenges, so make sure your squad is aware of the change and prepare to grind it out in two days.

Though they are delayed, you can still get a preview of the Fortnite Week 5 Challenges here. They were leaked ahead of the reset by a third-party stat tracking app.