Fortnite world records: game score stats & much more

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What happens when an online multiplayer battle royale game offers endless playability? Players, especially professional gamers, get the freedom to work on different strategies and perform their best. But most importantly, set the bars high and achieve new performance milestones. 

Many players push the performance boundaries for victory while some do it for creating a legacy. Either way, it’s astounding to see how a battle royale game and its competitive realm can drive online sportsmanship to a whole new level. 

Here is a list of some of the most impressive Fortnite world records that do more than just speak about the game: 

Top 3 Fortnite solo wins seasonal records on Fortnite Tracker

Solo matches are the ultimate deal. It’s in solo matches that players get the total freedom to follow their strategy as well as improvise it. Also, solo matches are the ones that are the most challenging. Here are three seasonal records for solo wins on Fortnite Tracker.

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Top 3 Fortnite squad wins seasonal records on Fortnite Tracker

Squad wins records are highly impressive. This is because it takes a high level of teamwork to succeed at squad matches. Here are the top three seasonal squad wins records. 

Check out the entire list here

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Top 3 Fortnite duo wins seasonal records on Fortnite Tracker

Duo matches combine single player as well as squad play elements, giving players the freedom as well as teamwork responsibility. Here are the top three seasonal duo wins. 

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Top 3 Fortnite win streak seasonal records on Fortnite Tracker

Win streaks are undoubtedly one of the most interesting types of records as they testify the consistency of players’ focus and determination on the game and their gameplay. Here are the top three win streaks recorded on Fortnite Tracker. 

You can check out the entire list here.

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Top 2 Fortnite single-match kills seasonal records on Fortnite Tracker

One of the best ways to gauge the laser-sharp focus of players is through the number of single-match kills. Here are two seasonal records of the highest number of single-match kills. 

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Top 3 highest kills seasonal records on Fortnite Tracker

It’s impressive to see how players build up kill numbers over time by playing different matches. Here are the top three total kills as recorded on Fortnite Tracker. 

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Top 3 solo kills seasonal records on Fortnite Tracker

Solo kill records have a special place of their own as they bear perfect testimony to the players’ core skills. Take a look at the highest number of solo kills and the seasonal records they have made on Fortnite Tracker. 

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Top 3 squad kills seasonal records on Fortnite Tracker

Squad kills are generally the highest kills in almost all types of matches as they are the result of collaborative team effort. Here are the highest seasonal squad kills on Fortnite Tracker. 

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Top 3 duo kills seasonal records on Fortnite Tracker

Duo kills are similar to squad kills in the sense that they require fine-tuned team collaboration. Duo kill scores are generally higher than solo kills: here are the seasonal positioning of the top three duo kills scores. 

Check out the entire list here

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Fortnite record on Guinness World Records

The record for the highest number of eliminations in Fortnite Battle Royale, which is 255,301, is acknowledged in the Guinness World Records. 

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Fortnite Tournament records

Tournaments are one of the most important aspects of Fortnite as they contribute a major part to the worldwide popularity and revenue generation of the game. Take a look at some of the most interesting records associated with Fortnite tournaments. 

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6 figure scores in the Hype Leaderboard

The top six Hype points in Fortnite Competitive Hype Leaderboard reach 6 figures. Check out the rest of the Hype scores here

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2021 set to be the pinnacle of Fortnite Competitive

Epic Games has declared 2021 to be an important year for Fortnite Competitive as the prize pool is raised to a new high, US $20 million. The prize pool for last year’s Fortnite Competitive Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS) was US $17 million. 

Read more about it here.

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The highest prize pool for Fortnite tournaments

The prize pool for Fortnite tournaments was the highest in 2019 with the amount reaching a whopping US $64.42 million.

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One of the largest tournament prize pools 

In 2020, Fortnite ranked among other popular games to have one of the largest cumulative tournament prize amounts. The game ranked at 5th position with a cumulative tournament prize pool of US $7.88 million. 

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Fortnite World Cup records

Back in 2019, Epic Games held the first and one-of-a-kind Fortnite World Cup that brought some of the best players into the spotlight. The three-day event saw a whopping 40 million participants from 200 countries. 

The live video feed of the Solo Finals garnered views on Twitch and YouTube that topped at 2.3 million. According to Epic Games, the event became “the most-watched competitive gaming event (excluding China) of all time.” 

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Here are the details of the winners of the first Fortnite World Cup:

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The highest number of concurrent Twitch viewers 

Fortnite streamer TheGrefg smashed all the previous Twitch streaming records by garnering more than 2 million concurrent viewers. The streamer achieved this new milestone during his new Fortnite skin reveal.

Learn more about it here

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The highest number of concurrent in-game event players

Fortnite’s in-game events reached new heights of popularity in 2020. Although almost all in-game events saw more views and participation than ever before, it was the Marvel-themed season 4 finale that saw over 15.3 million concurrent players teaming up to take on the supervillain. 

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The most popular game on Twitch

As of February 2021, Fortnite stands as the most popular game on Twitch worldwide, surpassing other popular games, including League of Legends and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. 

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The largest video game traffic

Fortnite bagged the record for the largest video game traffic during the launch of Season 5 in 2018. The game traffic went as high as 37 terabytes per second. Read more about it here.  

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Fortnite Battle Royale world records

Here’s a list of world records for Fortnite Battle Royale set across various gaming platforms. This list is derived from Fortnite Intel

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Fortnite awards and nominations

Here’s a list of awards and nominations that add to the overall worldwide popularity and reputation of Fortnite. 

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Resources for more Fortnite records

Learn more about other Fortnite records from the resources we’ve compiled below:

https://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/news/2019/8/four-records-set-at-first-ever-fortnite-world-cup-585640
https://escharts.com/tournaments/fortnite
https://us.blastingnews.com/gaming/2020/01/fortnite-made-a-historic-profit-in-2019-breaking-the-all-time-record-003043815.html
https://www.forbes.com/sites/mattperez/2019/07/26/fortnite-world-cup-by-the-numbers/?sh=3c5db4156be0