Released in 2017, Fortnite has evolved into a gaming phenomenon over the years. A game that was once considered as PUBG’s cartoonish rival became the strongest title in the battle royale genre, and Epic Games still works tirelessly to design each season better than its predecessor.
While some dedicated players may argue that the first season of Fortnite was the peak and there is nothing Epic can do to re-capture that unique experience, the numbers say otherwise.
A year after its release, Fortnite drew over 125 million players, and the player count has increased ever since. This means that whatever Epic’s doing to draw attention is working, and new people are creating a Fortnite account for the first time almost every day. The number of registered Fortnite users seem to increase around 25-40 percent each year, and 2020 wasn’t an exception.
Fortnite is one of the few titles that still attracts new players continuously years after its release, and it’s something to admire. Most esports titles like Dota 2 and CS:GO enter a preserving stage in which the number of new players significantly decreases and the developers focus on keeping the existing player base happy. Riot Games’ push for the new markets with popular skin lines may even suggest that Riot may have ripped a page out of Epic’s book, since the game developers need to push their boundaries if they want to keep the new players coming.
How many users does Fortnite have in 2020?
Statista, a German company specializing in market and consumer data, reported that Fortnite had over 350 million registered users in May 2020. The company usually updates the data twice a year. The updates take place once during the second quarter of the year and once around the fourth quarter.
Fortnite’s continuous collaborations with names like Marvel, DC, and other artists work wonderfully to attract new players since each partner lets its follower base know about the collaboration and invites…