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What Is The Fortnite Player Count in 2022?

What Is The Fortnite Player Count in 2022?
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Written by 

Tom Chapman

Posted 

24th Jun 2022 11:04

You may wonder what the Fortnite player count in 2022 is, as it's still one of the biggest games in the world, but how many people play it exactly? Although Fortnite has evolved from its original premise in 2017, the beast that is the game's battle royale mode is where we spend most of our time, facing off with 99 other players. So read on to see what the Fortnite player count is for 2022. 

What is the Fortnite player count in 2022?

Since Fortnite's release in 2017, there's been a steady increase in popularity. There's been the occasional dip - like the mass exodus of pro players in Chapter 2 - but for the most part, it has consistently stayed up there as one of the most popular games in the world, and of all time. 

 

Looking at the bigger Fortnite picture, the original concurrent player base peak was 78.3 million in August 2018. As well as being the school holidays, it's thought this milestone was thanks to Fortnite's addition to the Nintendo Switch. This was then eclipsed by Travis Scott's 12.3 million concurrent players, and then, the Galactus live event that pulled a record-breaking 15.3 million. These massive in-game events are a great way to pull in the big numbers, but are they a reliable business model?

According to PlayerCounter, there are currently 3 million players on Fortnite right now. This obviously goes up and down depending on the time of day - with it often ranging between the 2 and 8 million mark. Since the start of the year, there has been an average of 24 million different players, and every month sees between 260 and 270 million unique layers hopping online.

  • We also have a breakdown of Fortnite Darth Vader, so you can find and get the powerful lightsaber. 

Has the Fortnite player count been affected in 2022?

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In May 2020, Epic posted on Twitter and confirmed Fortnite has a massive 350 million registered accounts. Although it's an eye-watering number that would account for around 4% of the world's population, it's important to remember registered accounts doesn't mean active players. Added to this, some players might have multiple Fortnite accounts.

Epic emphasised these figures in its bloody legal battle with Apple, as the two sides went to war over Apple's cut of in-game purchases.

During the Apple vs Epic case, the latter claimed its iOS player base is made up 116 million players out of a total 350 million. The court documents also revealed that there were 25 million daily average users (DAU), with 2.5 million of these being from iOS.

Even if you completely remove the iOS demographic, there would be at least 22.5 million DAU trying to score Victory Royale on a daily basis. We should also take into account those that would've played on iOS but have now moved to a different platform. 

Make sure to check out how to sign up for Fortnite The Nindo 2022, along with challenges and rewards are available. 

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