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Fortnite Battle Royale
Fortnite Battle Royale is a world-famous free-to-play battle royale game developed and published by Epic Games. It's a companion game to Fortnite: Save the World.
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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds vs Fortnite Battle Royale: Which game is for you?
There are currently two main competitors out in the battle royale field, Bluehole’s PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Epic Games’ Fortnite Battle Royale. Both games have their pros and cons, and we will try our best to help you make up your mind as to which game to get.
Fortnite Battle Royale reaches 20 million players
Fortnite's Twitter account shared the happy news that the game had reached 20 million players. Fortnite Battle Royale was released in September 2017. The game celebrated 10 million players in October.
Fortnite Battle Royale has drawn in 10 million players since launch
Epic have announced that Fortnite Battle Royale has had 10 million players since it launch roughly 2 weeks ago. PUBG's current chief competitor still has a long way to go before it can contest the crown of the current king of the growing battle royale genre.
Fortnite BR is off to a great start with over 500,000 peak concurrent users
The first AAA take on PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has entered the arena with reports of more than solid player counts. Epic Games have announced that the Battle Royale free-to-play standalone mode for Fortnite has attracted over half a million concurrent players over the past weekend.
Bluehole is "contemplating" action against Epic's Fortnite Battle Royale
PlayerUnknown's Batlegrounds developer Bluehole Studio is concerned about competitors copying their battle royale shooter, and they have a problem with Epic Games doing so in their Fortnite Battle Royale game mode. The studio is currently "contemplating" action against Epic Games.
Fortnite Battle Royale will launch free and standalone next week
People Can Fly and Epic Games really want to be in the first wave of games riding the success of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, so Fortnite's Battle Royale game mode will be free to play across all platforms starting 26 September 2017.