What is the most popular video game in the world? There are many games that are taking the world by storm for a number of reasons, but only one game is the most popular. ​

​​What is the Most Popular Game in the World?

The most popular video in the world is ​Fortnite. According to an announcement from  Epic Games in November, Fortnite has over ​8.3 million concurrent players -- meaning over eight million players are playing Fortnite at a given moment.  ​A previous announcement in September revealed ​almost 80 million people play Fortnite monthly. 

Fortnite rose to popularity steadily on Twitch and it increased when rapper ​Drake played Fortnite with Tyler "Ninja" Blevins. The game's popularity continues to rise in mainstream media, as seen with ​Ninja's appearance and stream at the New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square.

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