Just one month later, Fortnite Battle Royale has now passed the 40 million players milestone, and last weekend recorded its highest ever peak of more than two million people playing concurrently.
"To put it in context," lead systems designer Eric Williamson told Eurogamer, "some of the folk around the office are saying hey, we could be the biggest Battle Royale game in the western world, which is crazy.
"Some people are saying we could be the biggest and best-played game [full stop] in the western world."
Epic are taking over the battle Royale scene. My psn friends list is dominated by people playing it like myself. It's by far the most streamed game on psn. Huge success.