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Epic Games reportedly earned $3 billion profit from Fortnite this year

By Cookie Monster - on 29 Dec 2018, 12:00am

Epic Games reportedly earned $3 billion profit from Fortnite this year

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Fortnite, the world’s most popular game, has helped creator Epic Games earn a huge pile of cash this year. 

A source with knowledge of the business told TechCrunch that Epic Games generated $3 billion profit this year thanks to the success of Fortnite. 

According to estimates provided by Sensor Tower in November, iOS users spent about $385 million between April and November. iOS users alone were estimated to spend $1.23 million per day. Our writer admitted she spent way too much money on Fortnite and she can't stop. The latest patch for Fortnite on iOS allows the game to be played at 60fps on the iPhone XR, XS and XS Max. 

Data estimates for Android users are sketchy as Epic Games made the game exclusively through its website and not the Google Play Store. The profit could be higher, but Fortnite was locked out of the Chinese market as authorities froze new game licenses 9 months ago. This prevented any game publishers from monetising new titles during that period. 

Fortnite is currently available across many platforms including iOS, Android, PlayStation, Xbox, Switch, PC and Mac. 

Source: TechCrunch