Representatives of the company that created the popular game, announced that the number of simultaneous players increased from 3.4 million in February to 8.3 million at the moment.
In Epic Games associate this activity with the recent gaming event – the disappearance of the cube, which changed the entire map, but also expressed confidence that this is not the limit, because not so long ago the launch of the game in South Korea.
For comparison: in the game PlayerUnknown”s Battlegrounds, the main competitor of Fornite, now play 900 thousand people, all Steam games are involved on average 5 million users. Chief persecutor for the audience is League of Legends that is played by 7.5 million.
Fornite – game in the genre “battle Royal” with an open world. The goal is to collect resources, their exploration and construction of fortifications by day and by night – the struggle with coming to Fort monsters. The development of the game was conducted in 2011 and went on sale in the summer of 2017. According to Epic Games, the game has acquired about 80 million people.