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The Epic Games Store infuriated people. Gamers spent $680 million there anyway.

The Fortnite creators have lured in millions, despite controversy and complaints about "yet another storefront.".....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 14th, 2020

Epic Games Will Block You If You Buy Too Many Games In Mega Sale

Epic Games is currently holding the Epic Mega Sale to attract gamers to its store, which debuted in December. Even though it is a sale, there seems to be a limit on the number of.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 21st, 2019

People are spending over $1 million each day on the iPhone version of "Fortnite" — and it"s only been out for a month

Epic Games "Fortnite Battle Royale" has only been available on iOS devices for th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 18th, 2018

How free-to-play Fortnite became a money machine

Millions of people are obsessed with Epic Games' Fortnite Battle Royale, a free-to-play game that has become a money-making machine for both the creators and live-streaming gamers who've mastered it. Jillian Kitchener reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 4th, 2018

How a free game became a money machine

Millions of people are obsessed with Epic Games' Fortnite Battle Royale -- a free-to-play game that has become a money-making machine for both the creators and live-streaming gamers who've mastered it......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 4th, 2018

How free-to-play Fortnite became a money machine

Millions of people are obsessed with Epic Games' Fortnite Battle Royale, a free-to-play game that has become a money-making machine for both the creators and live-streaming gamers who've mastered it. Jillian Kitchener reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 4th, 2018

"Fortnite" just had its biggest month ever, with nearly 80 million people playing in August

Christian Petersen/Getty Images "Fortnite" is among the most popular games in the world, and August was its biggest month yet. In August 2018, Epic Games says that nearly 80 million people played "Fortnite." The extreme popularity of "For.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 21st, 2018

Woman who spent $21M at Harrods fights UK wealth order

A woman from Azerbaijan who spent 16 million pounds ($21 million) at luxury London department store Harrods over the course of a decade is the first target of a British power to seize money from people who can't explain the origins of their wealth......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 10th, 2018

Epic Games, maker of "Fortnite," saw its value rise by $17 billion in just 8 years — a more than twentyfold increase

Epic Games, the studio behind "Fortnite," has skyrocketed in value across the past eight years. In 2012, Chinese conglomerate Tencent invested $330 million and got a 40% stak.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 13th, 2020

Sony Acquires Minority Stake In Fortnite Maker Epic Games With $250M Investment

Sony Corporation (NYSE: SNE) has made a strategic investment of $250 million in Epic Games, the two companies announced Thursday. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 10th, 2020

Sony invests $250 million in "Fortnite" publisher Epic Games

Sony Corp. said Thursday it invested $250 million in Epic Games Inc., the publisher of the popular video game "Fortnite," for a minority.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 9th, 2020

Sony just invested $250 million in the company behind "Fortnite" (SNE)

Sony is making a $250 million "strategic investment" in Epic Games, the company behind "Fortnite," the two announced on Thursday. That $250 million buys Sony a 1.4% stake in Epic Games, which puts Epic's current valuation at just shy of $.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 9th, 2020

Apple Consumers And Advertisers Spent More Than $500B At The App Store In 2019

Billings and sales of $519 million were made globally on Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) App Store in 2019, according to a study conducted on behalf of the company. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 16th, 2020

"Fortnite" maker Epic Games is reportedly close to landing a funding deal that would value the game studio at $17 billion

Fortnite/Epic Games Epic Games, the studio behind "Fortnite," is close to landing $750 million in new funding that would value the company at $17 billion, Bloomberg reported on Monday. New investors T. Rowe Price Group and Baillie.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 15th, 2020

Epic Games Announces $2-Million "Fortnite" Invitational

The Fortnite Competitive Team announced Friday the beginning of the Fortnite Champion Series Invitational, a solos tournament with a prize pool of $2 million. The competition starts Saturday, May 9. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 26th, 2020

Over $1.5B Spent On Gaming Industry In March, While The World Stuck At Home Due To Pandemic

In March, all video game categories saw double-digit sales increase in the United States, as people turned to video games to pass the time amid the pandemic’s stay-at-home orders. What Happened In March 2020,&nbs.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaApr 22nd, 2020

Fortnite creator Epic Games just caved by putting its game on the Google Play Store for the first time ever – but it"s not too happy about it

Epic Games Epic Games has released Fortnite on the Google Play Store, though it's been available for Android users via Epic's own storefront for 18.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 21st, 2020

Epic Games rolls out "Fortnite" on Google Play Store, Verge reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallApr 21st, 2020

On coronavirus lockdown, gamers seek solace and community in video games

Coronavirus lockdowns and extended social distancing has more people playing video.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 3rd, 2020

This S.F. agency bought a huge East Bay property. Here"s what it has in store for it.

San Franciscans may not have noticed a change in taste, but early this year, the source of the city's municipal water briefly changed. The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, which provides drinking water to 2.7 million people in Alameda, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 24th, 2020

Boris Johnson"s £46 million "Get ready for Brexit" campaign didn"t actually help people get ready for Brexit

Getty Boris Johnson spent tens of millions of pounds on a Brexit preparedness campaign which did not actually make the public better prepared for Brexit,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 28th, 2020