Discord triples userbase to 130 million in just a year

Discord triples userbase to 130 million in just a year

Video games chat platform Discord now boasts 130 million users.

That's according to the company itself, which claims that its userbase has tripled in the last 12 months. In May 2017, Discord had 45m users meaning the firm added 85m players in the last year.

Since the start of 2018, the company has also added 40m users meaning that the platform is seeing roughly 40m people coming on board every six months.

Big numbers

Additionally, Discord says it has 19m daily active users with a peak concurrent user figure of 8.2m. 530m messages are sent every day, a figure that ramps up to 15 billion per month.

The largest server is - unsurprisingly - Fortnite, with 180,000 users.

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