iOS Fortnite Hits $300M Revenue Reaching $1,3B in Total + 4 More Games That Brought Tons of Money in First Release Year

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broke all the records once again! The iOS version of the game hit $300 million revenue in 200 days and  $1.238 billion in total! Check out other highest-grossing video games on Nexter.org

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Source: Epic Games

The iOS version of  has been a big hit, with the mobile battle royale game earning $300 million in 200 days making it $1.238 billion in total revenue (PC – $1.2 billion and Mobile – $38 million), according to market analyst Sensor Tower. Also, as it’s known,  made $100M from in-app purchases in the first three months it was available for iOS.

Two months ago, Epic Games celebrated Fortnite Birthday with a special update that was available for PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and iOS, with a new set of weekly challenges for the Battle Pass, a new submachine gun and the return of Playground Mode.

The fans were glad most for the birthday-themed skins, a Battle Bus strewn with streamers and birthday challenges that were available for everybody, even if they didn’t have a Battle Pass. That was the most exciting additions to the patch. When you first logged in, you would see a lot of new “birthday” challenges, including dancing in front of birthday cakes on the map, a cake cosmetic set, the bus decked out with streamers and balloons and many more.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, $1.55 billion 

Source: Steam

Launched in 2017, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds managed to earn $1.55 billion in revenue. PC – $1.5 billion and Mobile – $50 million.

The last update of the game included the following changes:

The developers promised to optimize the gaming process: textures, effects, animations and an interface, which should reduce the number of bugs and memory usage. The game has a repeat menu, which allows you to record the game process for later viewing. You can now create 20 save slots and delete the old ones.

Moreover, they included a new Miramar map, five new weapons (DP-28, AUG A3, R45, Win94, Sawed-Off), and three new vehicles (Van, Pickup, Aquarail). You will also have an opportunity to become an owner of a virtual T-shirt “Winner Winner Chicken Dinner” if you download the game during this week.

Overwatch, $1 billion 

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Source: Blizzard Entertainment

Overwatch, a team-based multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed by Blizzard, was firstly released in 2016 for several platforms – PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows. It managed to collect  $1 billion for only one year!

Also, this game is the most popular one among Pornhub searches! All three top places in the PornHub game character searches list have been taken by Overwatch characters: D. Va, Mercy, and Tracer. Those girls were searched for almost 10M times in general! Gamers didn’t waste their time this year!

Heroes of the Storm, less than $1 billion

Source: Blizzard Entertainment

Heroes of the Storm is a multiplayer online battle arena video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. This game is notable for the featuring of the famous characters from other games –  Warcraft, Diablo, StarCraft, The Lost Vikings, and Overwatch.

Launched in 2015, Heroes of the Storm collected slightly less than $1 billion in revenue for the first year of the release.

Far Cry 5, $620 million

Far Cry 5 was Ubisoft’s biggest release ever with $310m total players spending in its first week (as for May 2018, it’s $620 million in total revenue).

The story of Joseph Seed a pastor from the virtual city of Montana was well-received by the fans. In the game story, he will be armed to the teeth with. Jerome Jeffries is a veteran of the Persian Gulf War, who served 15 years as a priest in Hope County. During the service, he was friends with Seed.

Later they had a conflict after Seed seized power and established his cult. Jeffries was badly beaten, but he survived and took up arms to balance the scales. Far Cry 5 is a shooter video game developed by Ubisoft. It will be released on March 27 and will be available for all gaming platforms, except for Nintendo Switch.

The game is designed as an open-world shooter, the events take place in Montana. Gameplay acquires new feature: now you can customize your character. The players will have to fight against the crazy religious fanatics.


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