On NE: Top 5 GBA hidden gems | Original and established franchises
dark        

Fortnite for Nintendo Switch pops over two million downloads in a day

0

You're gonna need a bigger fort

Nintendo of America have proudly tweeted that the Switch port of Epic Games' pop-culture phenomenon, Fortnite, amassed a staggering two million downloads within the first 24 hours of release.

Announced during Tuesday's Nintendo Direct presentation and released shortly thereafter, Switch owners rushed to get a piece of the battle royale action, leaping straight off of the rocket bus and into the thick of it, running ramps, building defences and awkwardly shooting in efforts to be the last person standing.

The smash launch of Fortnite Switch is yet another successful milestone for Epic Games, who recently touted that their cartoony take on the genre has been played by 125 million players and counting. No doubt this number is set only to rise as 2018 continues.

Fortnite is available now on PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS and Android.

You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Chris Moyse
Chris MoyseWeekend Editor   gamer profile

Chris (Orochileona) has been playing video games since video games began... still terrible at them. Former Saturday Night Slam Master, rambles nostalgically like Abe Simpson. I ain't here to figh... more + disclosures


 


 popular around the network
 


Also on destructoid: Fortnite   (179)   From our database:

  • Fortnite finally enters into beta on Android - Peter Glagowski
  • Fortnite will be on Android but not through Google Play - Jordan Devore
  • Fortnite's latest patch adds wacky mode where everyone gets a jetpack and every weapon is explosive - Chris Carter
  • Fortnut, Fortnite's porn parody, could have easily gone with a better name - Peter Glagowski
  • Epic memorializes crazy player-driven 'rescue mission' in Fortnite - Chris Carter
  • Fortnite reopens Playground Mode to celebrate its first birthday - Chris Moyse
  • Battle Royalers have spent a cool one billion dollars on Fortnite microtransactions - Chris Moyse
  • Fortnite update adds new weapons, Wild West skins and Save the World discount - Chris Moyse
  • How do I get better at Fortnite? - Patrick Hancock
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #Android #battle royale #Competitive Multiplayer #E3 #Fortnite #iPad #iPhone #mobile games #Nintendo #Nintendo Switch #PC #PS4 #Switch #third-person shooter #trailer #Twitter #video #Xbox One #YouTube

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •