x Fwiz' claims were corroborated by a recent report from Matchmade, which demonstrated just how successful Fortnite content is on the leading video sharing website.
How big is @FortniteGame on YouTube? Fortnite holds the record for the most videos related to a video game uploaded in a single month EVER. Yesterday, the Battle Royale tournament had over 42M live views, and set a record for biggest single live gaming stream @ 1.1M concurrent.— Ryan Wyatt (@Fwiz) March 26, 2018
"Fortnite (Fortnite & Fortnite Battle Royale combined) has taken over Minecraft as the most viewed game on YouTube. Minecraft has been the dominant game on YouTube since the beginning of time. Just a year ago Minecraft’s views on YouTube were at 3.7 billion per month, which was nearly 3 times more than the 2nd most viewed game, at the time GTA. Since its launch in July 2017, Fortnite’s viewership on YouTube has grown quickly. Epic launched the Battle Royale mode in September and that’s when the game really took YouTube by storm, reaching over 2.4 billion views in February alone. PUBG, which is considered the main competitor and predecessor of Fortnite, started off with viewership growth of 457% from release month to the next (March-Apr 2017) but quickly lost its steam. The past 6 month average change in the amount of PUBG videos on YouTube is actually at -1.8%"