So, if you were ever wondering where Epic got the money it needed to launch a game store and pay for a bunch of PC exclusives, your answer is undoubtedly Fortnite and the billions it pulled in during its first two years of availability. We’ll have more details about Epic and Apple’s legal battle as it rages on, so stay tuned for more.
To put that in perspective, Epic says that it made $108 million in revenue from other games in same period of time, noting that the other revenue comes primarily from Rocket League and Battle Breakers. Epic purchased Rocket League developer Psyonix in 2019, so that’s probably where most of that additional revenue is coming from.
Source www.slashgear.com More specifically, Fortnite made $5.477 billion in 2018 and $3.709 billion in 2019 for a grand total of $9.186 billion over those two years. Keep in mind that this revenue, which means we’re not sure how much money the game made after expenses were taken into account. Still, it’s a staggering number that shows us just how successful the free-to-play battle royale game was in 2018 and 2019.
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- Fortnite earned a really ridiculous amount of money in its first two years
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