Fortnite participant rely units 2024 report as new season launches, regardless of prolonged downtime


Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 2, titled Myths and Mortals was launched final Friday, on March 8 2024, and though it wasn’t a clean intro to followers, a brand new report was hit quickly after.

In the early afternoon of the next day (March 9) a peak of 5,152,863 gamers was recorded by way of the rely tracker This marks the very best variety of folks in 2024 up to now, with the final time the 5 million mark was reached being in December 2023.

Although this can be a win for Fortnite creators Epic Games, the staff confronted substantial points within the lead-up and within the hours after the supposed ‘launch.’

At 7:14 am, we reported the devs took to X to alert customers of an ‘unexpected issue’ that resulted within the server being down. They apologized for ‘making everyone wait longer than usual to drop into Chapter 5 Season 2 of Battle Royale.’

In the top, the servers had been down for nearly a complete day. At 9 pm CT on March 10, the servers had been in a position to be opened and the queue started.

Some gamers noticed crashing points and issues with texture on display, however the majority of the issues had been solved throughout the downtime.

On the preliminary launch day, a weblog submit was printed on the Fortnite web site to share extra particulars together with the unlocked areas that followers can expertise like Mount Olympus, Grim Gate, The Underworld, and Brawler’s Battleground.

They go on to explain the brand new addition intimately, by saying “Pandora’s Box has been opened on the Fortnite Battle Royale Island, bringing Olympus to the battlefield.

“Olympian legends – including Hades and the thunder god Zeus – now rule the island in otherworldly rage. To make matters worse, they’ve brought their powers and weapons with them. Use their mythological means against them in Chapter 5 Season 2: Myths & Mortals!”

Reaction to launch of Chapter 5 Season 2

In the hours of downtime, followers of Fortnite took to X and Reddit to ask the staff to be faster.

One person stated: ‘what am I gonna do with my life…’ whereas one other stated ‘ATLEAST 8 HOURS?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?! I DONT WANNA BE RUDE BUT THIS IS SO UNHEARD OF WHAAAAAAAAT.’

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