Fortnite Battle Royale Reaches 40 Million Players Ahead of Map Update

There are almost daily reminders of just how big the Battle Royale craze has gotten in video games. The latest one comes from Shacknews Best Early Access Game of 2017 Fortnite and Epic Games. On Monday, Epic announced that Fortnite Battle Royale has reached yet another milestone, prior to its next update that's set to deploy later this week.

According to PCGamesN, Fortnite Battle Royale has reached 40 million players, with 2 million concurrents. This number comes at the 100 day mark since Fortnite Battle Royale first debuted.

Epic Games isn't about to slow down anytime soon. A new update is set to hit Fortnite Battle Royale later in the week. It involves making what's old new again, revamping the Battle Royale map. New areas and points-of-interest are being added. The map will also receive a visual upgrade, which will help distinguish between the island's various environments.

For more on the Fortnite Battle Royale map update, check out the video below.

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