During the trial between Apple and Epic Games, many documents eventually become public – and so did other companies’ defense boards. In fact, we have access to numbers. Those of Fortnite we didn’t know to date confirm that the Cary company really shouldn’t be complaining
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Fortnite was launched in 2017 and quickly found its audience. And take off until the ozone layer has burst once the Battle Royale mode has been integrated. We imagined that he had generated a lot of money because of his presence. Maybe we were far from reality.
I dance the billion
Among Epic Games’ internal documents submitted to court during the May 3 lawsuit against Apple, there is a January 2020 file showing that Fortnite grossed $ 5.477 billion in 2018 and $ 3.709 billion in 2019 . It grossed $ 9.186 billion over two years
With that being said, of course, let’s imagine that the fact that the Epic Games Store will bring in “only” $ 235 million in 2018-2019 is far from being profitable and costly $ 11 million in 9 months it was not badly received for the free games program.