Fortnite earned $223 million in March – Superdata

first_imgFortnite earned $223 million in March – SuperdataResearch firm calls Epic Games survival shooter “the largest free-to-play console game of all time” in revenue generated and monthly usersBrendan SinclairManaging EditorThursday 26th April 2018Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleEpic GamesThe Fortnite: Battle Royale phenomenon continues to roll. According to research firm Superdata, Epic Games’ free-to-play survival shooter is now the largest free-to-play console game of all time in terms of revenue generated and monthly active users. Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games In its March digital games report, Superdata said that Fortnite generated $223 million across all platforms (console, PC, and mobile) during the month, making it the top grossing console game as far as digital revenues go, and the fifth highest grossing PC game. That total is up 73% over February’s total.Just behind Fortnite on the console chart was Far Cry 5, with Superdata estimating the Ubisoft open-world action game sold 2.5 million units digitally across all platforms. The console launch in particular was nearly six times as large as that of Far Cry Primal two years earlier.Overall, worldwide digital gaming revenues for March grew by about 2% to $8.9 billion, with the console market driving the growth and making up for modest downturns in free-to-play PC and social game revenues.Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Publishing & Retail newsletter and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesEpic vs Apple – Week One Review: Epic still faces an “uphill battle”Legal experts share their thoughts on the proceedings so far, and what to expect from the coming weekBy James Batchelor 12 hours agoEpic Games claims Fortnite is at “full penetration” on consoleAsserts that mobile with the biggest growth potential as it fights for restoration to iOS App StoreBy James Batchelor 15 hours agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.last_img read more