Fortnite Just Passed A Wild New Player Milestone

Posted On: Nov 9, 2018   |   Posted By: GameSpot

It's already been well established that Epic's battle royale game Fortnite is unthinkably popular, but a new player figure for the game puts its popularity into better perspective. Following the game's recent release in South Korea, the Hunger Games-style battle royale game reached 8.3 million concurrent players worldwide. That's more than 8 million people playing the game at the same time. A spokesperson for Epic Games Korea provided the figure in an interview with Inven , and the number was confirmed by Epic Games to VG247. Fortnite now has 8.3M peak players.
Steam, for comparison, has around 5M peak players across ALL games and 16M peak users in the client. - Steam Spy November 8, 2018 In February this year, Fortnite had 3.4 million concurrent players , a figure so big that it caused the game's servers to struggle under the load. To put the new 8.3 million figure in perspective. Steam averages about 5 million concurrent players across all of its games , with a peak figure of 16 million...

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