SuperData: Games hit $120.1 billion in 2019, with Fortnite topping $1.8 billion


by VentureBeat

VentureBeat— The combined game industry grew 3% to $120.1 billion in 2019, according to SuperData. Fortnite generated $1.8 billion in the year.

FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV | News, Weather, Sports—Fortnite made $1.8 billion in 2019, making it top-grossing online video game of the year. “Fortnite” was once again the top-grossing online video game of the year. The battle royale video game made more money in digital sales than any other game in 2019. It also topped the list in 2018, when it brought in more money in a single year than any game in history. Last year, “Fortnite” took in $1.8 billion in sales, according to Nielsen’s video game arm SuperData. That was down 25% from the year prior — but still strong enough [

Deadline—‘Fortnite’ Is Top-Grossing Video Game Of The Year, Scoring $1.8 Billion In Sales. If you have a teenager in your house, you shouldn’t be surprised by Nielsen’s latest statistic: Fortnite took in $1.8 billion in sales in 2019, more money in a single year than any game in history. SuperData, the video game arm of Nielsen, gave the numbers on the game. Epic Games owns Fortnite but doesn’t [

Business Insider—'Fortnite' made $1.8 billion in 2019, analysts say — that's down 28% from 2018, but it's still the biggest game in the world. "Fortnite" continues to be the biggest game in the world, with tens of millions of monthly players across seven different platforms. Even though the game is free, it managed to pull in nearly $2 billion in 2019, according to Nielsen's SuperData tracking arm. "Fortnite" offers a seasonal Battle Pass, which costs $10 and is wildly popular, in addition to selling in-game items to dress up your characters with. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. "Fortnite" continues to dominate the...