Fortnite Reaches New Heights, Boasting 3.4 Million Concurrent Players

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While Epic Games didn't reveal exactly how many players were playing the Save the World campaign or the Battle Royale mode, it's an impressive number, and one which PUBG developer, PUBG Corp., have likely been keeping an eye on since Epic Games announced Fortnite's competing mode. In addition, #Epic Games, the game developer, has done a fantastic job updating the game [VIDEO]and adding new content to it on a weekly basis.

Epic Games' Fortnite notched up an earth-shattering 3.4 million concurrent players over the weekend, breaking the previous record held by PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.

"PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds,"also known as "PUBG", has managed to get to 3.2 million concurrent players". So if you're into servers, databases, throughput and latency - be sure to check it out.

The post goes into great detail about the issues servers encountered and what Epic has in mind going forward to avoid such a situation again.

You could spend next week's internationally recognised day of romance sharing precious time with friends and loved ones, or. you could hook yourself up with some V-Bucks, nab one of Fortnite Battle Royale's new seasonal costumes, and have fun role-playing as Cupid by shooting people with a silent crossbow this Valentine's Day.

"Problems that affect service availability are our primary focus above all else right now", the company wrote. "We want you all to know we take these outages very seriously, conducting in-depth post-mortems on each incident to identify the root cause and decide on the best plan of action".

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