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Fortnite Battle Royale reaches 10 million player milestone

11 October 2017, 08:55 | Casey Mitchell

Fortnite Battle Royale reaches 10 million player milestone

Fortnite Battle Royale hits 525,000 concurrent players with 3.7m daily active users

Fortnite's new Battle Royale variant has only been around for a couple of weeks, but Epic Games took to Twitter yesterday to announce that the mode has already hit 525,000 concurrent players.

It looks like Fortnite could be catching up on PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds as Epic Games has revealed that there are plenty of players jumping into Fortnite's own version of the popular Battle Royale game. There's some other nifty stats found in the infographic (below) including how many traps and walls have been made all the way down to how many people have jumped out of a parachute. From a business point of view, we should start seeing Fortnite esports competitions starting up soon, and it should indicate that investments and gambles on battle royale games seem to be safer than at first thought. One giant map. A battle bus. In this mode, players will combine their Fortnite building and combat skills to be the last one standing.

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