10.7 Million People Played Fortnite to See the In-Game Marshmello Concert - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 22 February 2019 / 1,225 Views
A new record was set in Fortnite during the in-game Marshmello concert on February 2nd. Epic Games has told Variety 10.7 million people were playing the game at the same time, beating the previous concurrent player record by 2.5 million players.
The previous record was set in November during the in-game butterfly event with 8.3 million concurrent players.
The best non-event record stands at 7.6 million players on February 16.
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