Report: Fortnite Generated More Annual Revenue in 2018 Than Any Game in History - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 02 February 2019 / 1,342 Views
Fortnite set a new video game industry record in 2018, according to a report released by research firm SuperData. The battle royale game generated more annual revenue last year than any game has in history.
The games and interactive media industry grew 13% in 2018 as Fortnite disrupted the status quo," reads the report. "The red-hot battle royale title generated the most annual revenue of any game in history and popularized gaming video content (GVC) among mainstream audiences."
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