That's according to a new report by SuperData, which estimates that the game has generated more than $1 billion in revenue across all platforms. As it turns out, Fortnite actually had the server capacity to handle all of the people looking to create Playground matches - where it failed was in the matchmaking service itself.
Senate Votes 98-0 Against Russian Interrogations of U.S
Trump did note, however, that while he agreed that Russian Federation had interfered, it " could be other people also ". The White House later clarified that the president was saying "no" to answering more questions.
UK police believe suspects behind Skripals Novichok poisoning identified
Russia's ambassador to Britain Alexander Yakovenko told the BBC on Thursday he had heard nothing official from the government. Russian double agent Mr Skripal and his daughter were poisoned with the Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok in March.
Fortnite was not the first game to bring the battle royale genre the to the masses. After all, Fortnite is one of the most popular games in the world, so obviously Epic's servers are prepared to handle a large number of players, right? SuperData predicts that the battle royale market revenue will increase 625% by next year when games like Call of Duty: Black Op 4 drop (COD has implemented battle royale style games into their newest title). It's expected to make $12.6 billion in revenue this year, up from just $1.7 billion in 2017, and is projected to hit $20.1 billion in 2019.
Trump says U.S. ready to tax all Chinese imports should need arise
But rate increases also make borrowing costlier for households and companies and can weaken the pace of growth. China imports only $129.9 billion of USA goods, which leaves it little room for a tit-for-tat response.
KEEMSTAR announced his decision to cancel the 11th edition of his highly successful UMG tournament in Friday Fortnite on July 19th on his personal Twitter account in response to the decision of Epic Games to host their 500K solo Fortnite Summer Skirmish Tournament at the same time. "This collection will be a true celebration of Fortnite's incredible popularity and cultural significance, and we believe our Funko Fortnite collectibles will strongly resonate with fans of the game".