Fortnite now has an insane 78 million monthly players

Fortnite is reaching the monthly players that games like League of Legends and Minecraft has.

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Epic Games has announced that Fortnite had a huge month in August, with an insane 78.3 million players getting into the Unreal Engine-powered phenomenon last month alone.

Fortnite now has an insane 78 million monthly players |

If we compare Fortnite's monthly numbers against other huge games, we can see just how quickly the game is dominating the world. Minecraft was home to 74 million players in December, while in 2016 we saw 100 million active players in League of Legends. The streaming community has totally embraced Fortnite, with major Twitch streamers like Ninja joining the fray, as well as the constant flow of updates that Epic pushes into the world of Fortnite keep players coming back.

Fortnite Season 6 kicks off soon, with the big purple cube landing in Loot Lake and causing a kerfuffle. Are you playing Fortnite and are one of those huge 78.3 million people playing it each month? Let us know in the comments below.

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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