Fortnite OG Brings a Surge of New Players With the Title Reaching a New Player Count Peak

Published 11/03/2023, 10:43 PM EDT

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It looks like Fortnite players have finally reunited again. This is because Fortnite OG was released yesterday and the development is visibly fans’ favorite already. Now who can blame the fans? This OG update brought them back the map of its original battle royale. Following this, Fortnite OG is currently going through the wave of numerous players diving to experience the Fortnite mania.

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Recently, Fortnite’s original battle royale artwork creator shared how the Fortnite OG artwork gives a great homage to his one. Since then fans have been holding their breath to see what developers have planned. Now after the release, the players’ surge for Fortnite OG has surely confirmed that.

Fortnite OG brings a lot of players to the franchise

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From classic Fortnite original battle royale map to bringing back old locations like Paradise Palms, Fortnite OG is truly a most-awaited development for fans. Now Fortnite’s publishers Epic Games had quite a toll on their work after laying off 830 employees. They were probably dedicated to doing something great with Fortnite to regain its position. Now their wishes are finally successful as Fortnite OG confirms a record number of players on its launch day. Yes! Fortnite OG received 5,888,686 active players within 24 hours peak. How cool is that?

Now a trusted Fornite website previously confirmed that during September and October, Fortnite had around 2 million active players. Now with Fortnite OG, the active players number increased to 4928742. Following these great statistics, Fortnite OG has become the most-played Fortnite development to date.

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Fortnite OG: What to expect

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Fortnite OG is Fortnite’s continuation of their previous chapters, which is Chapter 4 Season 5. This development is extra special for the Fortnite community since it brought them a tour of the latter half of Fortnite Season 1. Not only that but it also presented them with both new and old Fortnite weapons with vehicles.

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Five classic original maps made their return to Fortnite OG. These are Tilted Towers, Loot Cake, Risky Reels, Salty Springs, and Greasy Grove. Additionally, three classic Fortnite weapons also made their comeback. These weapons are Hunting and Assault Rifle with Pump Shotgun. Boogie Bomb, Dagame Trap, and Grappler are also there to bring back good old nostalgic Fortnite days.

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Fortnite OG is surely reliving the original Fortnite nostalgia with some great developments that fans could only imagine in their dreams. Now that two vehicles are also there in Fortnite OG, fans can’t think of letting go of their Fortnite craze anytime soon. What do you think?

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Upasana Banerjee

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Upasana Banerjee is an accomplished E-Sports writer with a profound connection to the world of digital sports. With 6.5 years of experience in content creation, including both sports and non-sports topics, her work reflects a wide-ranging expertise.
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Ananya Giri

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