While Bluehole might still be a little heated up over Epic Games’ Fortnite Battle Royale mode that mimics PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), it seems all that controversy might have worked in Epic’s favor.
According to Epic, the Fortnite Battle Royale player count reached over one million players in its first 24 hours of availability! Yowza!
Over 1 million players have partied on the Battle Bus during the first day of Battle Royale! Thank you and party on! ??? pic.twitter.com/Tdqnk8YClb
— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) September 27, 2017
While Fortnite Battle Royale is free for everyone, this doesn’t make the achievement any less impressive. Will the player base increase or stick? Let’s hope so. We’ve tried it out, so expect impressions from us soon.
There’s a game update that came out with the Fortnite Battle Royale activation to make it free, so check that out. If you’re looking for a PUBG alternative on consoles that isn’t Fortnite, check out our top five video on the console PUBG alternatives you can try.