Epic Games, creator of the legendary 3rd person action shooter series Gears of War has announced that Fortnite: Battle Royale, their popular survival game has reached over 40 million downloads. That number is up from 30 million announced in December. The publisher did not clarify the specifics of paid vs free downloads, but never the less a very impressive number. Another impressive number is the peak 2 million people playing simultaneously reached just recently.
In an interview with Rolling Stone, the publisher stated that Fortnite Battle Royale is set to receive a major update later this week. The update would be one of the largest since the game released in September. Coming in the update is what appears to be something the developer views as key changes to the map. Another change coming in the update will effect how the game loads and streams map visuals. Read full story here https://www.rollingstone.com/glixel/features/the-evolution-of-the-worlds-largest-battle-royale-game-w515421