Fortnite Battle Royale Reaches 10 Million Players in 2 Weeks

One of the Fastest Growing PvP Experiences

What happens when you take unique building mechanics, PUBG-style PvP, and make it free-to-play? Ten Million players, apparently. Epic Games’ servers are loaded with people looking to get on the Fortnite Battle Royale train.

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Initially launching as a successful survival sandbox Early Access title, Fortnite’s companion PvP mode has shot numbers through the roof. Of course, it helps that Battle Royale costs no money to play, but you can say the mode hasn’t even reached its potential. As a matter of fact, we have no idea just how many improvements it will see over its lifespan. But, we do know that Epic Games is working to refine the experience as much as possible, balancing, tweaking, and adding more to gameplay.

With the ten-million milestone reached, the developer decided to count up the total numbers of everything the game has witnessed. 44,494,571 hours have been spent playing Fortnite, which is 1,483 college degrees that could have been earned. 58,925,337 traps have been found; 797,785,423 walls, stairs, floors, and ceilings have been built; 6,957,908 umbrellas have been earned; alas, 292,715,319 people have jumped from the Battle Bus. To sum it up, a lot has happened.

Fortnite Battle Royale is available on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One at no extra cost. Of course, players can always show their support by purchasing Early Access copies of the game. No matter what, however, you can expect more updates across the board. Therefore, you should check back for more of the latest news surrounding Epic’s hugely popular title.

SOURCE: Press Release