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Fortnite Has More Concurrent Players than PUBG

Fortnite Has More Concurrent Players than PUBG

In addition to this number, there were 3.4 million concurrent players [VIDEO] over the weekend, which means that "Fortnite" has surpassed its main rival, "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds".

By comparison, that's ahead of the 3 million peak concurrent players that PUBG reached in January.

News comes directly from Epic Games in a half-blog post, half-job listing earlier today.




You could spend next week's internationally recognised day of romance sharing precious time with friends and loved ones, or. you could hook yourself up with some V-Bucks, nab one of Fortnite Battle Royale's new seasonal costumes, and have fun role-playing as Cupid by shooting people with a silent crossbow this Valentine's Day. A new blog post is chock full of incredibly detailed technical information about the game's servers and how things work under the hood.

Many Fortnite fans will agree that server issues are far from a new occurrence in the game, as one recent instance of the servers going offline caused Epic Games to put out an apology and offer a promise of compensation to those affected. You can read about it, here.

"Problems that affect service availability are our primary focus above all else right now", Epic said. Let us know in the comments down below. The online team has been working diligently over the past month to keep up with the demand created by the rapid week-over-week growth of our user base. While the game developer hasn't revealed total amount of active players, it is safe to assume that "Fortnite" is very close to 50 million players.


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