Epic Games has announced Fortnite Update 8.51, Patch 2.19 will be released on May 2nd around 5 AM ET(0900 UTC).
On Twitter, the next Fortnite update has been announced, there will be no maintenance, the servers will not go offline. At 5 AM ET(0900 UTC), Fortnite Patch 2.19 will be available.
You just have to download and install the update, then you can play again.
Details on the content of Update 8.51 are not yet available. Once Epic Games has released the patch notes, we will provide it for you.