The Fortnite Marshmello Event was the first virtual concert in the history of video games. The Marshmello event was not only the craziest event but a great number of people watched it live in-game. According to the video games journalist, Geoff Keighley, the Fortnite Marshmello event was watched by over 10 million concurrent players live. This huge number has broken the record for the most concurrent players live in Fortnite game till date.
Fortnite Marshmello Event Watched by 10 Million Concurrent Players
In November 2018, Epic told that a total of 200 million players play Fortnite. They also revealed that the record for the most concurrent player live in-game was 8.3 million. This new number of 10 million concurrent players has just broken that record, according to Keighley.
Check out the tweet below by Geoff Keighley:
Far From Alone: Sources are telling me there were more than *10 million concurrent players* watching the @marshmellomusic concert in @FortniteGame today – on top of the millions watching online. What a moment for gaming! pic.twitter.com/fkrPNjSC9I
— Geoff Keighley (@geoffkeighley) February 3, 2019
He tweeted this just after he tweeted about the Marshmello event being the biggest free concert ever. He also told that the current Guinness World Record holder for this title is Rod Stewart in Rio in 1993 with 3.5 million attendees.
The Marshmello Event was not just a huge success for Epic but was technologically dope too.