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Is PUBG or Fortnite dominating the streaming space at the moment?

Is PUBG or Fortnite dominating the streaming space at the moment?

It’s hardly a secret that battle royale is one of the biggest trends in gaming right now. That surge began in March 2017 when Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds went into Early Access on Steam.

One year, 30m units and a record-breaking three million concurrent players later, PUBG Corp's battle royale remains a giant in the gaming space, and by default, a giant in the influencer space.

But then in walked Fortnite, the free-to-play co-op sandbox survival title from Epic Games. In September 2017 Fortnite released a battle royale mode with a very similar format to PUBG.

The update has led to a surge of interest in the title, which has surpassed 40 million downloads as of January 2018. That's a sizeable 10 million more than PUBG, which sits behind a paywall as a premium title.

Both games are available to play on PC and Xbox One, while Fortnite is also available on PS4.

You can read the full story on our sibling title, InfluencerUpdate.biz.


Influencer Editor

Danielle Partis is Editor of InfluencerUpdate.biz. She was previously the lead content creator for TeamRock Games, as well as contributing to outlets such as Metal Hammer, both online and in-print. Prior to that, Danielle worked as a freelance PR consultant and freelance journalist for a number of outlets.

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