It was an epic year for the creators of Fortnite.
Epic Games made $ 3 billion in profits this year fueled by the continued success of the Fortnite game
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Fortnite, which can play for free but earns money selling digital items, was the outstanding title for the US-based game publisher.
Last September, Epic claimed a valuation of nearly $ 1
5 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal. Marquee investors such as KKR, Kleiner Perkins and Lightspeed rose in a round of $ 1.25 billion to secure a piece of the glowing development company. China's Tencent, the maker of the blockbuster chat app WeChat and itself a very prolific gaming company, was the first external investor in Epic's business in 2012, in return for $ 330 million for a 40 percent stake in the company. 19659003] B At the time, Epic was best known for Unreal Engine, the third-party development platform it still operates today, and the best-selling titles such as Gears of War.
As a private company, Epic keeps a close eye on its finances. [19659003FortniteisteinCrossplatformTitelderPlayStationXboxSwitchPCMacAndroidundiOSunterstützt