Over 1 Million People Watch Fortnite Live Stream on YouTube

Over 1 Million People Watch Fortnite Live Stream on YouTube

That's over [counts on fingers] two million eyeballs focused on Fortnite!

In the middle of March, Canadian musician Drake and streamer Travis "Ninja" Scott paired up for a Fortnite Battle Royale stream that attracted over 600,000 viewers. Move over, old news: That number's been shattered. On Sunday night, 100 streamers struggled for supremacy in Battle Royale while over 1 million viewers looked on.

The event was organized by Spanish YouTuber elrubius. You can catch the archived replay, which has since garnered nearly 16 million views in about 16 hours.

The pop culture pull of Fortnite Battle Royale cannot be denied, and the game's mainstream relevance has its closest competitor, PUBG, sweating a bit. Whichever battle royale game you prefer, we're here to support you. We have tons of hints, tips, and guides for PUBG, and we also have endless guides and hints for Fortnite Battle Royale. Shoot well.

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Nadia Oxford

Staff Writer

Nadia has been writing about games for so long, only the wind and the rain (or the digital facsimiles thereof) remember her true name. She's written for Nerve, About.com, Gamepro, IGN, 1UP, PlayStation Official Magazine, and other sites and magazines that sling words about video games. She co-hosts the Axe of the Blood God podcast, where she mostly screams about Dragon Quest.

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