Fortnite is a multi-person last-man-standing first-person-shooter game that’s huuuuuuge with the youth right now. If they’re not playing themselves they’re watching people play on YouTube or doing the Fortnite dances at home.
Fortnite has over 200 million players and made $3 billion in profit last year thanks to users purchasing new outfits for their characters, weapons and celebration dances.
It’s getting so big now that the two biggest video game companies are nervous – and said so in their earnings calls.
Paul Stenhouse is the Technology Contributor on Newstalk ZB’s ‘Saturday Morning with Jack Tame’.