How many people play Fortnite? February 2024 player count

Matt Porter
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Fortnite has maintained its stronghold over the gaming industry since its release in 2017. If you’re looking to find out how many players play Fortnite in February 2024, we’ve got the player count for you.

Being a free-to-play title, Fortnite attracts millions of players who’ve stuck by the game since its release in 2017, thanks to a ton of hype surrounding the new seasons, game modes, and features. Apart from the Battle Pass that keeps you grinding regularly, there are plenty of skins to grab via V-Bucks.

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The return of the OG map towards the end of Chapter 4 was a major catalyst in the hype around the title and if you’re wondering how many players are diving into Fortnite’s servers in February 2024, here’s all you need to know.

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Every Fortnite season arrives with a new theme and challenges.

Is Fortnite dying?

Fortnite has consistently had over 230 million active monthly players which is enough to prove that it is not even remotely close to dying in February 2024. Epic Games don’t track the active player count itself but the developer confirmed in 2021 that over 400 million unique players have registered to play its Battle Royale game since launch.

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And according to Twitch Metrics, Fortnite is also one of the most watched and streamed games on Twitch and the title is continuing its glorious run with the latest Chapter 5 Season 1.

How many people are playing Fortnite right now?

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Fortnite has released over 25 seasons so far.

According to, Fortnite had close to 237 million active players between January and February 2024. The active player count changes frequently due to live events, so come back frequently to check the latest numbers.

What is Fortnite’s peak player count?

Fortnite had a daily peak player count of 64 million from January to February 2024.

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Back in May 2021, Fortnite‘s player count peaked at 290 million monthly active players and over 25 million players played the game together during this time. What’s more, Fortnite OG broke a record on its first day surpassing the 3.3 million users playing simultaneously in the first hours since the update went live. Only a handful of games have displayed such colossal numbers, especially after six years of release.

It’s clear that people still love Fortnite, and there’s plenty more content to come soon. For more Fortnite guides, check out our abundance of content below:

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About The Author

Matt is CharlieINTEL's UK Editor, specializing in all things Call of Duty, including Warzone and Modern Warfare 2. Matt previously worked as a freelance esports writer for Gfinity, before joining Dexerto in 2018 as a Junior & Senior Writer. You can contact Matt via email at: [email protected]