10 million players show up for in-game Fortnite concert
February 04, 20191 min read
This weekend, an in-game concert was held within the global phenomenon that is Fortnite. Reports from Geoff Keighley suggest that a staggering 10 million concurrent players turned up to watch the in-game gig; a set performed by American DJ Marshmello.
The concert had been promoted in-game via posters and a large auditorium being built in the map's Pleasant Park area. Then, on Saturday night, players were able to gather across various servers and enjoy Marshmello's 10-minute set, which including special effects, live audio from the mask-wearing artist and an abundance of dance emojis.
"We made history today!" tweeted Marshmello after the event. "The first ever live virtual concert inside of Fortnite with millions of people in attendance. So insane, thank you Epic Games and everyone who made this possible!"