The magnitude of Fortnite’s domination on streaming support.
Only this week a report claimed that Fortnite amassed total Twitch seeing hours of 65.44m February. In other words way ahead of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (43.33m) but somewhat behind the top setting League of Legends (80.71m).
But, PC Gamer reports that alternative data from SullyGnome shows that Fortnite is currently bettering even League of Legends, with over 5,000 decades’ worth of gameplay with been viewed at the last two weeks.
That puts it ahead of League of Legends, but is double the 2,517 hours of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds that’s been viewed.
The rate of growth is also impressive. To approximately 40,000 viewers 2,000 channels streamed Fortnite in December. Currently it’s being streamed by approximately 6,500 channels with viewer numbers hitting 150,000. PUBG, with viewers of 65,000, features as compared, ranking it behind both Counter Strike and League of Legends: Global Offensive.
It was reported that streamer Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins has observed his subscriber count double in the last two months to 100k on the back of Fortnite’s popularity. Some alleged that at least portion of the success was attributable to individuals purchasing bot account to assert the Fortnite loot rsquo & that;so out there for Twitch Prime readers.
Talking to Polygon, nevertheless, Twitch has stated that it can discover no signs of funny business and places Ninja’s popularity only down to Fortnite.
“It’so amazing to see so many players jump using the Twitch Prime Fortnite offer,” a spokesperson commented. “rsquo, & We &;t seen large quantities of players attempting Twitch Prime for the first time, obtaining loot, also with their free channel subscription. It’so fantastic to see numerous broadcasters getting a bump from such Twitch Prime members that are fresh.
“New members are subscribing to these Fortnite channels that are popular and we haven’t even. ”