Fortnite made $9bn in two years

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Epic Video games’ battle royale made $5.4bn in 2018 and $3.7bn in 2019, court docket paperwork from the Epic vs Apple trial confirmed

Epic Video games’ hit Fortnite made $9 billion in two years, court docket paperwork from the Epic vs Apple trial revealed.

A finance board presentation courting from January 2020 was shared throughout the first day of the trial yesterday. The doc highlighted that Fornite made $5.four billion in 2018 and $3.7 billion in 2019, bringing it to a complete of $9.1 billion in two years.

On the time, the presentation predicted that Fortnite would make $2.7 billion in 2020 however, as The Verge reported, the title ended up making a powerful $5.1 billion.

The doc additionally indicated the efficiency of different Epic video games, with income from Psyonix titles, Battle Breakers and Spyjinx mixed reaching $108 million throughout 2018 and 2019.

Income from Unreal Engine reached $124 million in 2018 and $97 million in 2019.

Lastly, the Epic Video games Retailer made $235 million throughout these two years, with most of this income achieved in 2019 as the shop launched in December 2018. It was reported final month that Epic spent round $444 million in 2020 on making the storefront extra profitable to PC players.

Epic and Apple made their opening statements within the US District Court docket case yesterday, with the Fortnite developer questioning the motivations behind App Retailer insurance policies, whereas the iPhone maker stated Epic’s victory would damage customers.

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