Fortnite Creator Epic Games Valued at Nearly $15 Billion

Epic Games, the creator of the smash-hit videogame “Fortnite,” is valued at almost $ 15 billion as part of a new investment round.
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PlayStation backs down in Fortnite cross-play row

Sony will begin to let PS4 gamers play against those using other consoles after pressure from fans.
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Weekly Reader: Fortnite and the NHL player

Fortnite has taken hold of the NHL’s younger players, but is it a good or bad distraction? Plus, the Senators have hit rock bottom.
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How a 2012 Decision Helped ‘Fortnite’ Make Epic Games a Billion Dollar Company

The surging success of “Fortnite” and its monumentally popular battle royale mode helped transform the already successful game developer and game engine creator Epic Games into a company worth $ 5 billion to $ 8 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. While Bloomberg doesn’t identify how it came up with that number, it does cite analysts […]

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Fortnite Has Reportedly Made over $1 Billion from In-Game Purchases

At this point, it’s essentially common knowledge that Fortnite is an outrageously successful video game. But market research firm SuperData Research has now put another quantitative measure on just how successful Fortnite is.

A new SuperData report (via GamesIndustry.biz) shows that Fortnite has made more than $ 1 billion off in-game purchases alone. The report also claimed Fortnite is only growing in popularity overall, with an upward trend since October 2017 that saw a huge spike in February that only started slowing in May while still continuing upwards. That slowed May growth was still good enough for a whopping $ 318 million in revenue.

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Funko and Epic Games Announce “Fortnite” Collectible Collaboration

Developer Epic Games and pop culture collectibles company Funko teamed up for an upcoming collaboration featuring “Fortnite” toys. The manufacturer’s upcoming line, based on the popular battle royale-styled third-person shooter, will feature over ten different product lines. Fans can purchase Pop! figures, 5 Star figures, Vynl, keychains, Pint Size Heroes, and Pop! apparel based on popular […]

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Fortnite: A fortnight in my 40s in Battle Royale

A lapsed gamer is challenged to spend a fortnight playing Fortnite to understand its appeal.
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Sony faces growing Fortnite backlash at E3

Firm is under pressure to explain why Switch owners cannot use PS4-linked Fortnite accounts.
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Fortnite player first to reach elusive game island

A YouTuber has shown how a glitch in Fortnite let him return to the game’s ‘spawn island’.
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Fortnite sued for ‘copying’ rival game PUBG

The makers of the hit video game are accused of copying rival PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.
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Fortnite: Week 5 Challenges Introduce Gravity Stones and Greasy Grove Treasure Map

Week 5 Challenges for Fortnite are just around the corner and this time Gravity Stones will be introduced.
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Find Rubber Duck Locations and Chests in Lonely Lodge in This Week’s Fortnite Challenges

Here are this week’s challenges for Fortnite’s Battle Royale mode.
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Could Ant-Man, Wasp, and Captain Marvel Come to Fortnite?

Epic’s Fortnite just ascended to a new level of popularity. For a limited time, players of the game’s Battle Royale mode will have the opportunity to play as Thanos from Avengers: Infinity War, complete with his mighty Infinity Gauntlet and all six of the powerful Infinity Stones. For a full guide on how to get Thanos’ Infinity Gauntlet in Fortnite, check out our wiki here.

The fact that this crossover is happening in the first place does more than show the power of Fortnite. Infinity War directors Joe and Anthony Russo openly admit to being massive fans of the online shooter, citing it as the game they would play during breaks from editing the film before they up and called Epic’s creative director Donald Mustard to make this a reality. And in doing so, the brothers may have begun an interesting future between Marvel Studios and Epic. Currently, the brothers have a lot of clout thanks to their work on the Captain America sequels and the two Infinity War films. Since they’re the ones who managed to get Thanos in the game in the first place, and depending on how the Thanos event shakes out, it wouldn’t entirely be surprising if Epic were allowed for similar crossovers with other upcoming films in the MCU.

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Fortnite: Carbide Skin Full Upgrade Guide

See how and when you can unlock all upgrades for the Carbide outfit in Fortnite’s Season 4.
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All We Want to Do Is Eat Junk and Watch Each Other Play Fortnite

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Fortnite: Big Changes to the Map in Season 4

The meteor has landed, and it’s made a real mess of the Battle Royale map. Check out all of the new areas and hotspots!
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Fortnite Season 4 Starts Tomorrow – Let’s Celebrate With a Livestream at 10 AM PST!

Fortnite’s fourth season is kicking off tomorrow, which means the meteor that has long ominously loomed over players will finally make it’s impact not only on the game world, but on the game proper! We’re going to be streaming two hours of the game starting at 10:00 AM PST (5:00 PM GMT, 3:00 AM AU) to see what season 4 has in store for players. You should join us! 

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Drake Teases ‘Fortnite’ Rap as Nicki Minaj Announces ‘Street Fighter’-Inspired Song

It’s been an interesting couple of days for fans of hip-hop and video games, with Drake teasing the possibility of a “Fortnite” reference in an upcoming song and Nicki Minaj announcing a single that seems to be named after a “Street Fighter” character. #ChunLi 🦄Thursday🦄 10amPst 1pmEst everywhere. pic.twitter.com/3KndGsH7S1 — NICKI MINAJ (@NICKIMINAJ) April 10, […]

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Fortnite Players Discover Absurd Rocket Surfing Trick

More than 20 million people have tried multiplayer sandbox Fortnite since it entered early access earlier this year, developer Epic Games announced today.

However, despite that massive player base, the quirks of its popular Battle Royale mode are still being worked out. For example, players have recently started using rocket launchers as vehicles by way of “rocket surfing,” according to Fortnite community manager K.L. Smith.

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Just Played Fortnite at E3 2015

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Andrea and Brandon stay up for several in-game days of Fortnite to scavenge enough supplies and build the biggest base. There’s more to this game than you think.
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