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Fortnite's concurrent player count has more than doubled since February

Epic Games' Fortnite has reached 8.3 million concurrent players worldwide after finally making its debut in South Korea earlier this week.

VG247 has verified the numbers with a spokesperson from Epic Games, twice.

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"We see the popularity of Fortnite every day at the National Football League as many of our players are passionate about this game", the NFL's Brian Rolapp said per a report by Sporting News.

This PC Bang shop in Fortnite is a successful internet cafe chain in South Korea.

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To get that in perspective, that is more concurrent players than the total of all the people playing all the games on Steam combined, a Next Web report points out.

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Epic Games Korea CEO Sung Chul Park revealed the stunning figure to Korean website Inven (please gloss over the dodgy Google translation). Not the actual PC and Xbox versions, but the Mobile ones.

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