Randy Fortnite players spark 152% spike in searches for game-themed porn during 36-hour outage

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PORNHUB has revealed that Fortnite searches on its website soared by 152% above average after the game’s servers were taken down on Sunday.

Unable to play the video game, hundreds of thousands of gamers are thought to have turned to the porn site instead.

The Black Hole recently replaced Fortnite, leaving gamers unable to play online
Epic Games

Fortnite is now back online after nearly two days of downtime.

Reports that PlayStation 4 owners are able to get online have emerged – following a large update patch adding a new map to the game.

During the outage, Fortnite just left an ominous black hole where the game’s world should have been.

Pornhub found that searchers for “black hole” porn increased by a whopping 9640%.

Fortnite new map chapter 2
Fortnite’s latest trailer shows off a brand new map
Epic Games

Some of those searches even contained the words “fortnite black hole”.

Pornhub uses special analytics to track searches and noticed that traffic from gaming fans increased shortly after the Fortnite outage and remained high for 24 hours.

The new update is said to be somewhere between 9GB and 20GB, which could take minutes or hours to download depending on your internet connection.

Fortnite new map chapter 2
New character skins will be available
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Fortnite new map chapter 2
The Battle Bus is making a return to Fortnite
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Fortnite new map chapter 2
Like before, it will deliver gamers onto the island
Epic Games

The patch marks the beginning of Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 1, introducing new character skins and a brand new world to explore.

On Sunday night, Fortnite started shutting down, with gamers unable to play any mode other than ‘The End’.

The map began breaking apart and exploding, before eventually disappearing entirely.

Epic Games later confirmed that ‘The End’ isn’t final, and the game will carry on for fans.

A new Fortnite trailer was then posted on Twitter showing a cast of Fortnite characters exploring a brand new map.

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The trailer teases brand new landscapes, including a giant dam
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Fortnite new map chapter 2
A huge mountain also seems to be making an appearance
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Some gaming fans think that The Simpsons “predicted” this week’s mysterious ‘Black Hole’ event back in 1991.

In an early episode, the family TV turns off mysteriously, going completely black except for a white circle in the centre.

Fortnite’s Black Hole looks a little bit like The Simpsons’ busted TV set, fans say

What is the UK porn block?

Here's everything you need to know…

  • Watching free porn in Britain is about to get a lot trickier thanks to new rules that aim to protect children from online smut.
  • As early as July 15, porn sites will be required to get proof of ID from UK residents before showing any X-rated clips.
  • That includes free porn sites like PornHub and YouPorn – which attract nearly 2billion visits a month between them worldwide.
  • They’ll join a number of other sites in using the AgeID system, which requires users to verify their age via an official form of ID such as a driver’s license or passport.
  • From July 15, when the new system is expected to launch, randy internet lurkers will be shown a non-pornographic “landing page”.
  • When someone first clicks on a site, they’ll be asked to register with AgeID and verify their age using a Mobile SMS, credit card, passport, or driving licence.
  • Users will then be able to use their AgeID username or password to access all porn sites that use AgeID – though some may use different age verification systems.
  • The new rules were approved as part of the Digital Economy Act 2017.
  • They aim to make it harder for under-18s to get hold of adult material.


In other news, porn searches for Joker inspired content are on the rise just days after the film’s release.

A Pornhub revenge porn victim says ‘my intimate video was viewed more than 600,000 times and I’m terrified my children will see it’.

And, randy geeks are paying a virtual reality dominatrix to ‘enslave’ them and make them kiss her feet.

What do you think of this black hole PornHub revelation? Let us know in the comments…


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