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Fortnite Galactus Event Saw a Record 15.3 Million Concurrent Players, Season 5 Features The Mandalorian

Fortnite Galactus Event Saw a Record 15.3 Million Concurrent Players, Season 5 Features The Mandalorian - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 02 December 2020 / 1,733 Views

Fortnite season-ending Nexus War ended with a bang. A record 15.3 million concurrent players joined up together to take out Galactus in the final battle of the season, with over 3.4 million watching on YouTube and Twitch. 

The Nexus War was a season-long crossover between Fortnite and Marvel. The final event featured players teaming up to fly on modified Battle Buses through space, fighting off drones to battle Galactus. 

This final event saw the end of Chapter 2 - Season 4 and after eight hours of downtime, Season 5 Zero Point started. 

Chapter 2 - Season 5 sees another crossover with a Disney owned IP, this time Star Wars

"The Zero Point has been unearthed and Agent Jones needs the help from the greatest Hunters there are," reads the official Fortnite Twitter account. "Fight alongside The Mandalorian, explore new locations, complete Bounties and stop the Chaos."

Fortnite is available on just about every major platform as a free download.


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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