Fortnite Breaks A New Record With 7 Million Concurrent Players

The game keeps on growing.

Story Highlights

  • Fortnite has achieved a new all-time peak of 7 million concurrent players.
  • The introduction of three new game modes allowed it to attain this milestone.
  • Epic’s free-to-play battle royal title has grown since its launch, becoming a cultural phenomenon.

Fortnite has smashed another wall to achieve a new 7 million concurrent players record. The game’s official account took to X (formerly known as Twitter) revealing the massive accomplishment of the free-to-play title. The milestone marks the greatest peak of users since Epic began publicly reporting numbers in March of this year. 

Excluding the astronomical turnout of over 11.6 million users during a special event day, Fortnite’s latest record was attained due to the inclusion of new game modes within its universe. The Rocket Racing and Lego mode allows players to experience in a way that the title hasn’t seen before bringing a breath of fresh air to it. 

Lego Fortnite, a survival sandbox game, piqued the players’ interests and creative faculties due to its impressive mixture of Lego characters, collection of items, building, and monster encounters. Rocket Racing on the other hand is inspired by Rocket League, allowing users to hit the wheel in adrenaline-fueled vehicular sports.

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At the start of last month, Fortnite received an update that reintroduced the Chapter 1 map after several years. Following that addition, the game saw a gargantuan surge in active player count allowing it to shatter its then-all-time peak of 2.8 million users to nearly hit the 6 million mark. Now, with the introduction of two new mods, Epic has seen its free-to-play battle royale game reach hitherto unforeseen heights.


Fortnite has come a long way since its launch in 2017, now being rightfully hailed as a cultural phenomenon. It’s grown at an exponential rate, despite controversies, reaching a global audience in most demographics. eXputer’s review gave it a score of 4.5 out of 5, praising its gameplay, stable servers, and more while criticizing its bots and microtransactions. If you’re just getting started with the latest saga in-game, here are the best weapons in Fortnite Chapter 5 to catch up on.

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