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Fortnite generates $2.4 Billion per year.

The free-to-play gaming model comprised 80% of all industry revenues in 2018.

There are 200 million registered players.

Users join game for free and can augment their gamingexperience by purchasing the following:

V-BUCKS $9.99 per 1,000

  • purchase a range of cosmetics
  • emotes
  • outfits

Battle pass $10 per quarter

  • mapping changes
  • new character features
  • change skins from   default to premium mode

For example:

  • New Outfit: 1,500 V-Bucks
  • New Harvesting Tool: 800 V-Bucks
  • New Glider: 800 V-Bucks
  • New Emote: 500 V-Bucks


3,600 V-Bucks, or$35 in in-app purchases.

The popular multiplayer video game Fortnite generates $2.4 billion per year. But, how does it go about making all that money?  

Need a refresher on what Fortnite is? It's the massively popular online battle royale game that is dominating the video game sector--and eSports. 

The game was created by the publisher Epic Games. 

200 million registered players are given the ability to augment their gaming experience by purchasing cosmetics for their characters. However, in order to do customize their characters, players need to purchase V-Bucks. Players can buy 1,000 V-Bucks for $9.99 and use the in-game currency to buy game packs, skins and emotes. 

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