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HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 11: Travis Scott arrives at the premiere of A24's "Uncut Gems" at The Dome at Arclight Hollywood on December 11, 2019 in Hollywood, California.

Travis Scott garnered over 12 million viewers on Fortnite when he debuted his new single “Astronomical” on the video game’s platform, as CNN reports.

Fortnite’s official Twitter account shared the news on Thursday (Apr. 23). “Over 12.3 million concurrent players participated live in Travis Scott’s Astronomical, an all-time record!” Fortnite tweeted.

“From April 23-25, blast off into a one of a kind musical journey featuring Travis Scott and the world premiere of a brand new track. Astronomical is an other-worldly experience inspired by Cactus Jack’s creations, built from the ground up in Fortnite,” an announcement on the game’s site reads.

“To make sure everyone has a chance to experience Astronomical, we’re setting up multiple tour dates with showtimes for players around the globe. Jump in to whichever time fits your schedule best, or catch an encore with your friends if they missed it.”

For Travis Scott fans who missed the performance, there’s no need to worry, there will be encore presentations taking place until Sunday (Apr. 26).

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