55 Interesting Fortnite Facts and Statistics (2019) | By the Numbers


Fortnite Facts and Statistics

Here are a few of the most interesting Fortnite facts and statistics I have been able to dig up including how many people play Fortnite and much more. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Fortnite Facts

What is Fortnite?

Fortnite Battle Royale is the FREE 100-player PvP mode in Fortnite. One giant map. A battle bus. Fortnite building skills and destructible environments combined with intense PvP combat. The last one standing wins. Available on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One & Mac. (source)

Purchase Fortnite:

PS4 | Switch | Xbox 

Dates of the first-ever Fortnite Word Cup:

April 13, 2019 – July 28, 2019


Fortnite Stats

How many people play Fortnite in 2019?

250 million players

Last updated 3/22/19


Peak number of Fortnite concurrent players:

10.8 million players

Last updated 3/22/19


Biggest month in terms of Fortnite player count:

September 2018 (78.3 million players)

Last updated 11/8/18


Average amount of time a Fortnite player spends with the game per week:

6-10 hours

Last updated 8/6/18


Fortnite revenue in 2018:

$2.4 billion


Fortnite’s 2018 revenue total was the largest annual revenue total for a game in history.


Total time spent watching Fortnite content across streaming platforms for Q1 2019:

311 million hours


Total time spent watching Fortnite content across streaming platforms for Q2 2019:

300 million hours


Number of countries Fortnite topped the iTunes chart in:

13 countries

Last updated 3/23/18


Reported amount Fortnite made in its first three days:

 $1.5m (£1m)


Fortnite’s share of all battle royale streaming:

83%

Last updated 7/19/18


When was Fortnite released on the Nintendo Switch?

June 12, 2018


Number of times Fortnite has been downloaded on Nintendo Switch:

2 million times

Last updated 6/15/18


When was Fortnite released for iOS?

March 15, 2018


Number of times Fortnite has been downloaded on iOS:

82.6 million times

Last updated 1/7/19


Amount of Fortnite revenue from Android:

$60 million

Last updated 10/5/18


Amount of Fortnite revenue from iOS:

$455 million

Last updated 1/7/19


Average amount Fortnite iOS users spend on it daily (aggregate):

$1.6 million

Last updated 1/7/19


Percentage of Fortnite players that are students that have skipped class to play it:

35%

Last updated 6/26/18


Percentage of Fortnite players that work that have skipped work to play it:

20.5%

Last updated 6/26/18


Average amount of time Fortnite players spend playing it per session:

21.6 minutes per session

Last updated 7/26/18


When was Fortnite released for Android?

August 10, 2018


Percentage of Fortnite players that are aged 18-24:

60%

Last updated 10/10/18


Fortnite was the most played Switch game in Europe in 2018.


Amount or Fortnite content viewed on Twitch in March 2019:

97 million hours


Amount or Fortnite content viewed on YouTube in March 2019:

24.4 million hours


Number of Fortnite players that logged on to view an in-game live performance by Marshmello:

10.7 million


Number of times Fortnite has been downloaded on the Nintendo Switch:

11.5 million times

Last updated 10/30/18


Amount of time it took Fortnite to earn $100 million on mobile:

90 days


Amount of time Fortnite players spent playing it in May & June 2018:

2.7 billion hours


Amount that Fortnite earned from the App store in its first 20 days available for iOS:

$15 million


Estimated number of Fortnite players on iOS:

11 million

Last updated 4/6/18


Number of Fortnite players on Android:

15 million

Last updated 9/7/18


Percentage of Fortnite players that spend money on it:

68.8%

Last updated 6/26/18


Percentage of players that have spent money on Fortnite that say it was the first time they’ve bought something in a game:

36.7%

Last updated 6/26/18


Average amount Fortnite players spend playing the game (of players that spend money):

$84.67

Last updated 6/26/18


Average amount Fortnite players spend playing the game (of all players):

$58.25

Last updated 6/26/18


First ‘vehicle’ introduced into Fortnite:

a shopping cart


Fortnite player with the all-time solo kill record:

Elemental_Ray (48 people….but it wasn’t done in the most honorable of ways)

Last updated 7/2/18


Number of Fortnite viewing minutes on Twitch in August 2018:

7.7 billion minutes


Number of Fortnite viewing minutes on Twitch in July 2018:

8.88 billion minutes


Number of Fortnite viewing minutes on Twitch in June 2018:

7.7 billion minutes


Number of Fortnite viewing minutes on Twitch in May 2018:

8.4 billion minutes


Number of Fortnite viewing minutes on Twitch in April 2018:

7.7 billion minutes


Number of Fortnite viewing minutes on Twitch in March 2018:

6.9 billion minutes


Number of Fortnite viewing minutes on Twitch in February 2018:

263 million minutes


Number of Fortnite viewing minutes on Twitch in January 2018:

184 million minutes


Number of subscribers that some Fortnite streamers have on YouTube:

16 million


Reported number of times Fortnite has been mentioned in UK divorce proceedings:

200 times

Last updated 9/18/18

Reported Fortnite revenue for May 2019:

$203 million


Reported Fortnite revenue for May 2018:

$318 million


Reported Fortnite revenue for April 2018:

$296 million


Reported Fortnite revenue for March 2018:

$223 million


Reported Fortnite revenue for February 2018:

$126 million


Growth in Fortnite player count from January-November 2018:

500%


Number of accounts that have been banned from the Fortnite World Cup for cheating:

1,200

Last updated 4/20/19


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