Fortnite sets record for peak traffic for single video game on Akamai

Ruben Fields
July 24, 2018

From in-shop items, to the battle pass - Epic Games knows what they are doing as a business, while also giving players exactly what they want. Tencent, which owns a large part of Epic Games, is now handling distribution and publishing of Fortnite in China.

Following Fortnite's patch 5.0, Epic has confirmed Content Update V5.0 rolls out later today and Fortnite Intel reports that it will include a new SMG "with a fast rate of fire and improved mobility".

Thanks to in-game purchases, the battle royale experience by Epic Games has accumulated over $1 billion in revenue. Whereas we already knew Fortnite is one of the most popular games in the industry, we now have numbers to quantify the fact.

The new Victory Royale screen for Season 5 of Fortnite has been a fan favorite among the changes the new season has brought, and Ninja looks to had been given a hint towards it by Epic Games earlier.

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    Here's how to complete the Fortnite'Score a basket on different hoops challenge
Fortnite Score a basket on different hoops Here's how to complete the Fortnite'Score a basket on different hoops challenge

What are the latest Fortnite patch notes?

We will continue to provide updates on the topic as more information is made available by the developer.

Fortnite is available now in early access for iOS, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, and is eyeing a summer 2018 release window for Android. Now there's a leak about Vehicle Decorations Coming to Fortnite, check out the details below. He revealed that these game files were found under "Giftboxes", which could mean that the Fortnite Day of Hoe event could be some kind of reward for players.

Once you've collected all seven and completed the challenge, you will earn five Battle Stars, which will go toward ranking up your Season 5 Battle Pass. It also predicted that games featuring a Battle Royale mode would be taking 12% of ALL digital games revenue in 2019 - so the fad doesn't seem like it'll be dying out soon. As a result, if you complete the minimum amount of challenges to get the XP boost on week 10, that's a smooth 10,000 XP right there.

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