Nintendo of America was proud to announce that the newly released Switch version of Fortnite was able to sell more than two million units within 24 hours of release.
The Switch port of the ever popular battle royale game by Epic Games was revealed during the Nintendo Direct presentation at E3. The game was released shortly after the announcement, and it seems that Switch players didn’t waste any time and downloaded the game immediately.
The overnight success of Fortnite on a new platform is another milestone for developer Epic Games who recently revealed that the game has now been played by over 125 million players worldwide. Given the popularity of the Switch version, that number is expected to rise this year.
In other Fortnite news, Sony recently commented on the controversy surrounding the accounts of players on the PS4 who are unable to use their Fortnite accounts to access the Switch version of the game. You can check out Sony’s comment on the issue here.
Fortnite is now available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, iOS, and Android.