Fortnite: Travis Scott concert breaks all the game’s records
Imagine making a concert for 14 million people? It happened with the rapper Travis Scott in Fortnite The concert in the battle royale was called Astronomical and was 10 minutes long. It has brought together so many people that broke the game’s record and surpassed the total number of users in Steam, the largest PC gaming platform. Fortnite users watched the music event on PC, Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, Android and iOS phones. One of the reasons for the event’s success is the pandemic of the new coronavirus, which quarantined 1/3 of the world to prevent the spread of the disease.
The record was broken during the first of three Fortnite presentations, on April 23rd. There were 12.3 million people in the Fortnite battle royale game attending Travis Scott ‘s presentation at the same time. To give you an idea, the Steam record is 8.1 million simultaneous players, a number registered at the beginning of April.
Also counting the event’s retransmission on video and streaming platforms, there were 14 million people watching Travis Scott ‘s Fortnite concert. On Youtube, there were 1.2 million people, on Twitch there were 833 thousand and on Mixer, there were 25 thousand.
Travis Scott’s concert in Fortnite was just over 10 minutes long and had a version of the rapper in the game’s visual. He was giant in relation to the size of the players’ characters and brought a small planet floating around. He walked around the map, singing and dancing around and the concert had a lot of special effects. Among the songs featured on the Fortnite concert were “Sicko Mode”, “Stargazing” and “Highest Room”. The event also featured a new song, called “The Scotts”, made in partnership with Kid Caudi. The music video for the song appeared on a screen inside Fortnite.
Fortnite is one of the most played Battle Royale games today. In addition to bringing together millions of players every day, the game hosts events and concerts that bring its players together. Among the most successful are DJ Marshmellow and also one that preceded the release of the movie Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
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