In an interview, Korea spokesperson Sung Chul Park for developer and publisher Epic Games told Korean outlet Inven that Fortnite's concurrent player count now sits at around 8.3 million worldwide. So, yeah, this is kind of a huge deal.
"This partnership represents a great opportunity for millions of National Football League fans who are Fortnite players to express their fandom inside the game while at the same time exposing our brand to countless others".
This news comes shortly after Fortnite launched in South Korea earlier this week, including a brand new shop in-game branded by one of South Korea's largest.
The train keeps rolling for Epic Games' hit battle royale.
Camp Fire could threaten Oroville on Saturday night, Cal Fire says
Trump says "billions of dollars are given each year, with so many lives lost, all because of gross mismanagement of the forests". While wildfires are a normal phenomenon, that level of devastation is "hardly "natural" - humans made them worse at every step".
Stephen Hawking's wheelchair, thesis fetch $1 million at auction
Hawking's family is donating other items from Hawking's archive to the British government in lieu of paying inheritance tax. The invitations Hawking had printed will be included as part of an auction of items from his estate, Atlas Obscura reported.
Facebook launches TikTok competitor, Lasso
Interestingly, Facebook had launched its original Snapchat killer - a standalone app called Slingshot - in June of 2014. Facebook told Business Insider that users will be able to choose from millions of songs in its licensed catalog.
Although over 100 million users have been reported to download the game in a single month, August 2018 had the most people actually playing the game, at the time.
Fortnite has recently seen a massive event with the explosion of the purple cube in a one-time event.
In other Fortnite news, make sure you're checking out this cheat sheet to help you complete the week seven challenges. Many NFL athletes avidly play the game as well.