All publications by tag «Fortnite»
Fortnite revenue may exceed $20 billion
This amount is indicated in the profile of former Fortnite creative director Donald Mustard on the website of AGBO — the production company of directors Anthony and Joe Russo (Anthony, Joe Russo). Mastart left Epic Games in September 2023 and is now listed as an AGBO partner.
Google offered Epic Games $147 million for the release of Fortnite on Google Play
In 2018, Google discussed a multimillion-dollar deal with Epic Games. She was ready to invest $147 million in Epic Games in three years if she agreed to publish Fortnite on Google Play. This is stated in the documents disclosed during the trial between the companies.
Epic Games will give 40% of Fortnite’s Revenue to Developers Creating Games Inside its Battle Royale
On March 22, Epic Games released a beta version of Unreal Editor for Fortnite (UEFN), an application with which gamers can make games inside the Battle royale. The company also announced that it will share Fortnite revenue with the authors of such content.
Epic Games has agreed to pay $520 million in claims related to Fortnite
Yesterday, Epic Games announced that it managed to reach an agreement with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and settle two lawsuits over Fortnite. One lawsuit was about the confusing design of an in-game store and pushing for purchases in Fortnite, the other was about violating the privacy of children.
Court rejects lawsuit against Epic Games over “stolen” dance in Fortnite
In March, choreographer Kyle Hanagami accused Epic Games of plagiarism, saying that the developers copied his dance for the emotion It’s Complicated in Fortnite. However, the US District Court was not convinced by Hanagami’s arguments.
Epic Games is going to release Unreal Editor for Fortnite — it will allow players to create their own content
Epic Games has taken another step towards the metaverse. The head of the company, Tim Sweeny, said in an interview with FastCompany that by the end of 2022, an editor will appear in Fortnite that will provide players with “all the capabilities of the Unreal Engine” to create content.
Younger, engaged and actively paying gamers: A portrait of the audience of gaming metaverses
Analysts from Newzoo have compiled a portrait of gamers who play metaverse games. Such projects today include Roblox, Fortnite and Minecraft. Their audience is much younger than users of “traditional” titles and actively uses games for socialization.Fortnite
Epic Games bought the Harmonix studio. She will create music content for Fortnite
Epic Games continues to move towards creating its own metaverse. To do this, the company acquired the Harmonix studio, known for the Rock Band series. The team will create music content for Fortnite. The amount of the transaction was not disclosed.FUSER
Tim Sweeney: Epic Games is fighting with Apple and Google, including for the sake of creating a fair metaverse
Epic Games is one of the first gaming companies to announce its ambitions to create a metaverse. The other day, its head, Tim Sweeney, noted that these plans were partly the reason for his confrontation with Apple and Google.
Epic Games: Google had a special team that tried to prevent the Android version of Fortnite from coming out of Google Play
Epic Games has made a new accusation against Google. She said that in 2018, the corporation was seriously concerned about the developer’s plans to release Fortnite on Android bypassing Google Play. So much so that she created a working group that was supposed to prevent this.
In China, the regional version of Fortnite will be closed — servers will be turned off on November 15
Fortnite is leaving China. The servers of the regional version of the battle royale will stop working in two weeks. Perhaps the closure is due to the lack of popularity of the game and changes in Chinese legislation.
Google filed a counterclaim against Epic Games and demanded damages
Last year, Epic Games filed a lawsuit not only against Apple, but also against Google. However, only now Google has decided to put forward counter-claims to the developer. The company said that the creators of Fortnite knowingly violated the agreement with Google Play, and demanded to pay her compensation.
Tim Sweeney has stated that there will be no NFT in Epic Games. He believes that this area is full of scammers
Tim Sweeney explained why there will be no NFT in Fortnite and other Epic Games. One of the reasons is the problem of fraud in this area. He also questioned the non-interchangeability of NFT, which as a result gave rise to a discussion in social networks.Fortnite
Apple won’t let Fortnite into the App Store until the end of the litigation — it could take five years
Tim Sweeney said that Apple has blacklisted the Fortnite game in its ecosystem. Battle Royale will stay there until the court hears all appeals in the Epic Games case. It may take about five years.
Apple has not decided whether it will appeal the verdict of the court in the proceedings with Epic Games
While Epic Games is preparing to appeal the court’s decision on the lawsuit against Apple, Apple itself has not decided what to do. The company said it was still considering whether or not to appeal.