Fortnite error code 91 - how to fix unable to join party error

Fortnite error code 91- How to fix the 'unable to join party' error

If you've been hit by Fortnite error code 91, we've got the fix you need right here!

This is a common error that can affect Fortnite players across PC, Xbox One, PS4, mobile (aside from iOS) and Nintendo Switch, as well as those next-gen consoles.

Even if you're playing on a great gaming laptop for Fortnite, there's still a chance that something will go wrong and you'll see error code 91 disturbing your gameplay.

To find out how to fix Fortnite error code 91, keep reading...

What is Fortnite error code 91?

Although the exact triggers for this error message are hard to nail down, we know that it tends to occur when Fortnite players try to join a friend's party.

Often, server issues or your local network can be to blame, but there is also a chance that this could happen seemingly randomly to helpless Fortnite players just trying to complete weekly challenges with their friends.

Other than being antisocial, then, there's sometimes nothing you can do to stop it from happening! But there are some things you can do to resolve the issue after the fact...

How to fix Fortnite error code 91

As Gamepur has reported, there are a few different schools of thought regarding what could fix this error message. We'll round them up for you now...

So, here are some troubleshooting tips to fix Fortnite error code 91:

  • Close down Fortnite on your device of choice. Restart the game. Try again to join the party. Yep, it's the tried and tested 'turn it off and on again' trick, and may well get you around this error message.
  • Ask the host of the party to change the Lobby from public to private in their Settings Menu. Making it a private affair could increase your chances of getting in.
  • If the error code persists, keep restarting the game and trying again until you can get in. If you want to go really nuclear, you could even try uninstalling the game and downloading Fortnite again from scratch.
  • Check the Fortnite server status at this link, because it might not be you - it could be a temporary problem with the Epic network! In which case, maybe go and make a cuppa and wait for this to all blow over?

Hopefully, one of our suggestions will help you fix Fortnite error code 91 and you will be back in the game in no time. Good luck with your endeavours!

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