Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve likely heard of the massive, multiplayer game that is Fortnite. Everyone is playing it, from regular gamers to celebrities. But what, exactly, is Fortnite? And what else do we know about it? Here are a bunch of fun facts about the most popular game on the planet.

20. It’s Developed by Epic Games

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Epic games have released several other popular games in the past, including Unreal Tournament and Gears of War. They are no strangers to the fast-paced multiplayer combat genre.


19. It Was Originally PvE (Player vs. Environment)

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Fortnite didn’t begin as a battle royale game. Originally it was a survival game, not player vs. player. Based in an apocalyptic scenario, players had to build structures to defend from zombie hordes.