As of July, “Fortnite” had brought in more than $1 billion in revenue.
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PARIS: It's a question millions of parents want answered: Will the wildly popular online survival battle game "Fortnite" soon lose its grip on the attention of their children? Much of the video game industry is also wondering whether the "Fortnite" balloon has popped, or is simply leaking air, after the first disappointing revenue data since the game's release last year, with experts saying its publisher Epic Games needs to put these doubts to rest if it is to succeed in its expansion plans.As of July the game had brought in more than a $1 billion in revenue.Epic Games has also bet on esports to reinforce the popularity of "Fortnite," investing nearly $100 million in such video game competitions.Enabling the popularity of "Fortnite" is the fact it is available on different game consoles plus smartphones.Kitson at Fitch Solutions said he thinks "Fortnite" is a one-dimensional game, as were some older games that were still able to build a player community.
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