Update: Meanwhile, the update v5.40 has been released to Fortnite. Here you can find the patch notes 1.76.
Actually, the latest Fortnite update should already appear last Tuesday, but Epic Games had problems and had to postpone update 5.40.
Now the date is fixed, Fortnite Update 5.40 will be released tomorrow, September 6th. With the installation of Patch 1.76 the servers will go offline at the usual times.
The Fortnite servers will be offline at 4 AM ET (0800 GMT).
Update 5.40 will also start the High Stakes Event. Whether the Challenges of the 9th week start on time is currently unknown.
As soon as the 1.76 patch notes have been released and there is more information, we will tell you about it!