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Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney Wants His Company to Be the Gaming Equivalent of Google or Facebook

The "Fortnite" creator said there's a long way to go, but his business is "well positioned" to be a.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 29th, 2019

The latest "Fortnite" patch brings big changes to Battle Royale matchmaking and new styles for fan favorite skins

"Fortnite"/Epic Games "Fortnite" got its second patch of Season 8 earlier today, bringing gameplay updates and big changes to Battle Royale matchmaking. Players on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will share a crossplay matchmaking pool when pla.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 12th, 2019

‘Fresh Prince’ Star Drops Lawsuit Against Fortnite

The game maker still faces several other complaints, however. Alfonso Ribeiro has withdrawn his lawsuit against Epic Games over the use of in-game dance moves t.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 8th, 2019

A new "Fortnite" update just added a bunch of new skins to the game — here are all the outfits you can unlock during Season 8

"Fortnite"/Epic Games "Fortnite," the world's most popular game, just launc.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 28th, 2019

"Apex Legends" Is EA"s Move to Out-Fortnite "Fortnite"

“Apex Legends,” the free, last-man-standing videogame that Electronic Arts launched Feb. 4 with no fanfare, is the first challenger to crack the armor of Epic Games Inc.’s juggernaut “Fortnite.”.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 25th, 2019

Microsoft and the creator of "Fortnite" have formed an alliance that could put a ton of pressure on Apple and Google (MSFT)

Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images Microsoft has said that it will allow anybody to open an app store for its new HoloLens 2 headset. The plan has already won over a former critic: Epic Games CEO.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 24th, 2019

"A Network Effect": New Model For Video Games Relies On In-Game Cash

The phenomenal success of "Fortnite" and its biggest competitor, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA)’s "Apex Legends," points to a new model for h Lat.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 20th, 2019

Epic Games stops "Fortnite" pre-roll ads on YouTube due to predators, Verge says

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: theflyonthewallFeb 20th, 2019

Georgia Wants to Add a Tax on Netflix, Music Streaming

That could result in higher prices for locals. The cost to Netflix and chill, or add a new dance to your Fortnite moves, could be going up i.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 12th, 2019

EA"s "Apex Legends" tops "Fortnite" record with 25 million signups in a week

Shares of Electronic Arts Inc jumped 8.5 percent on Tuesday after the videogame maker said it signed up 25 million players for its new battle royale game "Apex Legends" in a week, setting it up for a showdown with Epic Games' wildly popular "Fortnite"......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 12th, 2019

EA cuts revenue outlook after poor "Battlefield" sales, shares slide

Electronic Arts lowered its revenue outlook on Tuesday, hit by lackluster sales of its newly launched "Battlefield V" title which faces stiff competition from "Red Dead Redemption" and upstart online games like "Fortnite.".....»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 5th, 2019

Electronic Arts cuts revenue outlook after poor "Battlefield" sales

Electronic Arts lowered its revenue outlook on Tuesday, hit by lackluster sales of its newly launched "Battlefield V" title which faces stiff competition from "Red Dead Redemption" and upstart online games like "Fortnite.".....»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 5th, 2019

More than 10 million "Fortnite" players logged on to watch a 10-minute concert over the weekend, proving there"s more to the craze than just playing the game

"Fortnite"/Epic Games "Fortnite" is the most popular video game in the world with more than 200 million registered players worldwide. This past weekend millions of "Fortnite" players logged into the game to watch EDM star Dj.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 4th, 2019

Fortnite Marshmello: What to Know About the In-Game Show

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Category: topSource: investorplaceFeb 3rd, 2019

A Netflix for video games? Why a longtime dream is closer than ever to coming true.

Major companies including Microsoft and Verizon are exploring how to replace game downloads with Internet-based game services, hoping to do for video gaming what Netflix and Spotify have done with TV and music......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 28th, 2019

"Fortnite" and other free games raked in more than $87 billion last year, and the rest of the gaming industry is starting to take note

Epic Games Free-to-play video games generated $87.7 billion in revenue during 2018, according to a new report from research firm SuperData. Asian players account for 62% of spending on free games, and seven of the .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 20th, 2019

How much money is "Fortnite" making? Nearly $2.5 billion in 2018 alone, according to the latest report

Epic Games "Fortnite" continues to be the biggest game in the world, with tens of millions of mont.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 16th, 2019

"Wait, that can"t be real": A "Fortnite" streamer freaked out after he got a $75,000 donation during a stream

YouTube/Twitch/Epic Games During a livestream of "Fortnite" on Twitch, one player received a massive gift: $75,000. It's common for video .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 14th, 2019

Fortnite maker Epic Games earns "F" rating from Better Business Bureau

Epic Games, creator of Fortnite, was given an "F" rating by the Better Business Bureau amid mounting customer service complaints......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 10th, 2019

14 of the best new apps to download now

New apps are popping up every day, but some stand out among the rest. Games like Fortnite and Alto's Odyssey are chan.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 10th, 2019