Epic Games’ Fortnite Battle Royale has already amassed over $1 billion in revenue across all platforms.
This huge financial milestone comes from a Superdata report, showing a progressive increase in revenue since an explosion in popularity in October 2017.
Numbers seemed to steady out in May 2018, although Epic Games still walked away with a staggering $318 million in revenue, which is nothing to sneeze at.
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Much of Fortnite’s success can be attributed to Epic Games’ approach to content updates, with Season 5 having just launched with a plethora of new features.
The premise of Season 5 has seen the universe of Fortnite split apart, represented by massive cracks in the sky and new locations spread across the map.
It’s clearly just a creative excuse for Epic Games to add a more diverse range of skins, whether it be ancient vikings, ninjas, lifeguards and more. There’s a lot to choose from.
Combine this with a consistent delivery of new weapons, equipment and alterations the gameplay and you’ve got an experience that always feels fresh. It’s free-to-play nature is simply a cherry on top.
Fortnite will likely be around for years to come, and watching it evolve with each seasonal update is genuinely fascinating. Whatever Season 6 has in store, we’re eager to see it.
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