Fortnite - a free video game - is a billion- dollar money machine

21 July, 2018, 01:53 | Author: Sammy Rose
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This means that Fortnite has now taken in more money than several of last year's highest worldwide-grossing blockbusters, including "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle", Marvel Studios' "Spider-Man: Homecoming", and "Wonder Woman;" and more than double the gross worldwide earnings of the latest Star Wars flick, "Solo". Yes, according to a new report: the game has generated a massive $1 billion worth of sales through microtransactions.

While Fortnite's battle royale mode pits 100 players against each other in any given server, playground mode made matches for groups of one to four players at a time.

While Fortnite's Battle Royale mode is a Free-to-Play title, there is a constantly expanding abundance of items that can be purchased in-game to personalise your characters, gear and arsenal.

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Now Playing: Watch this: Fortnite: Battle Royale tips for gamers just starting. The good news is that the work Epic had to do to bring Playground mode back online will continue to benefit the game as it grows further, and the hope is that we won't see another failure like this again. It's expected to make $12.6 billion in revenue this year, up from just $1.7 billion in 2017, and is projected to hit $20.1 billion in 2019.

The glitch was only recently discovered today, so it's likely that Epic Games won't be able to fix it for a good while, unless they think it's amusing enough that it would be better to just leave it in. "This collection will be a true celebration of Fortnite's incredible popularity and cultural significance, and we believe our Funko Fortnite collectibles will strongly resonate with fans of the game".

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