Fortnite Revenue and Usage Statistics (2020)

What is Fortnite?

Fortnite is an online video game series developed by Epic Games, first released in 2017. Epic’s free-to-play battle royal game Fortnite has reached worldwide phenomenal success since its release. Chapter 2 – Season 3 was rolled out by Epic Games on 17th June. 

Epic Games – Company Overview

HeadquarterCary, North Carolina
PlatformsPC, Mobile, Web, AR, VR, Console
Number of Employees3900+
Websitehttps://www.epicgames.com/
Founded Date1991
FoundersTim Sweeney, Mark Rein
Crunchbase ProfileProfile Link
Google PlayStore Link
App StoreStore Link

Fortnite Player Stats (2020)

  • Fortnite announced that the game has 350 million registered players in April 2020. It was 250 million in March 2019. (Fortnite)
  • Fortnite players spent over 3.2 billion hours in the game in April 2020. (Fortnite)
  • An average Fortnite player spends $102.42 in the game in 2020, increased by 21% as compared to 2018 data. (LendEDU)
  • Fortnite has ranked #5 in the United States among the top grossing iOS mobile game apps on 13 August 2020 with an estimated daily revenue of $1,446,590. (Think Gaming)
  • Fortnite has crossed $1 billion in lifetime player spending on Google Play and App Store. (SensorTower)
  • Fortnite’s players worldwide spend $44.3 million in the game in April 2020. (SensorTower)
  • In April 2020, average revenue per download was around $7.70. (SensorTower)
  • Fortnite player spent $752 million on Android and iOS as of September 2019.  (Statista)

Epic Games Revenue Statistics (2020)

  • Fortnite maker Epic Games announced in 6 August 2020 that they raised $1.78 billion at a $17.3 billion valuation (VentureBeat)
  • 2020 revenue forecast is to be $5 billion, with $1 billion EBITDA. 2019 revenue was $4.2 billion. (VentureBeat)
  • In July 2020, Sony invested $250 million in Fortnite maker Epic Games (Forbes)

Fortnite News

Epic Won’t Hold In-Person Fortnite Tournaments In 2021 Due To COVID-19

Fortnite-Creator Epic Games Acquires KidTech Firm SuperAwesome

BTS is Coming To Fortnite’s Party Royale Island

Epic asks court to stop Apple’s ‘retaliation’ and allow to restore Fortnite in the App Store

Fortnite’s Removal Leaves a $1.2 Billion Opening in the Battle Royale Market

Microsoft Files A Statement To Support Fortnite-Maker Epic Games In Apple Fight

Epic Games To Host #FreeFortnite Cup With Anti-Apple Prizes

Epic Games has filed an injunction to prevent Apple from removing Fortnite from the App Store

Judge Blocks Apple From Shutting Down Epic’s Unreal Engine

Epic Games Removed from Apple’s App Store

Fortnite Removed From Google Play Store and Apple App Store

Epic Games accounts will no longer be allowed to use “Sign in with Apple”

Apple Files A Countersuit Against Epic Over Breach Of Contract

Lady Gaga asked what Fortnite is and fans replied

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