Fortnite had 3.4 million concurrent users over this past weekend, causing the game to crash, developer Epic confirmed.
The sheer amount of users caused half a dozen “partial and total service disruptions,” according to Epic. It’s likely most of the game’s concurrent users were playing Fortnite: Battle Royale rather than the vanilla version of the combat-builder hybrid.
While Epic won’t detail who was playing the vanilla, paid version of Fortnite or the free to play Fortnite: Battle Royale, it did say the brand is growing “far beyond our wildest growth expectations.”
With PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds still in early access on Xbox One, Fortnite: Battle Royale seems to be the battle royale title of choice on consoles. The title’s available on Windows PC, Mac, Xbox One and PS4.
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