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Fortnite's Battle Royale exceeds 800,000 concurrent players

The free-to-play game continues to enjoy a steady rise in popularity

Fortnite servers have been buckling under the weight of its own success, with the game exceeding 800,000 concurrent players over the weekend.

In a tweet, developer Epic Games confirmed that the player count had breached this milestone and that the game was affected by server issues as a result.

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