The Battle Bus will also be getting a birthday makeover for the event, which lasts until August 7th.
It's a particularly impressive number considering the game is free to play and has been out for less than two years.
Epic Games runs its global game server fleet on AWS, as well as its backend systems, databases and websites.
Epic published a notice on the Fortnite status page today, as well as within the game's lobby screen, warning that scheduled maintenance will result in game downtime starting at 4AM ET.
According to a new study conducted by research firm SuperData, Fortnite has amassed over $1 billion since it was released a year ago.
Superdata attributes Fortnite's rapid success to the fact that it is free and is available on a wide variety of platforms, from Nintendo Switch to XboxOne to even a mobile version for iOS.
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A new report estimates that "Fortnite: Battle Royale" has generated a billion dollars in revenue.
According to Superdata's report, the Battle Royale genre is undoubtedly the most popular one at the moment. "We were forced to make significant emergency upgrades to our Matchmaking Service, but these changes will serve the game well as we continue to grow and expand our player base into the future".
Building was another factor that caused contestants to play it safe and Epic is considering ways to counter this strategy saying, "We're thinking carefully about how to address late-game building for long-term health of competitive play".
Epic Games, the creator of global game sensation Fortnite, has chosen to go "all-in" on AWS to power its infrastructure. The Fortnite one-year anniversary celebration kicks off July 24.
Fortnite fans should expect an announcement from Epic Thursday about the event if it does take place on Friday. We're not sure how dancing constitutes a challenge in this instance, but there you have it.