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Fortnite has reportedly made $1 billion from in-game purchases

Fortnite has reportedly made $1 billion from in-game purchases

The game has gained a lot of praise and recognition worldwide within a year.

Meanwhile, Save the World players have a new Fortnite Birthday questline.

According to Forbes, Epic Games hosted the tournament on North America servers but had gamers playing from around the world causing issues with gameplay.

With the expected deluge of Android players coming to the game, the release of "Fortnite" Android is expected to overwhelm Epic Games' current servers.

Fortnite continues to experience great success since the launch of Fortnite Battle Royale, collecting a whopping $1 billion from in-game purchases.

Whether you like it or hate it, mutli-platform battle royal game Fortnite isn't going away any time soon.

Funko lands another huge partner and will produce ‘Fortnite’ toys and collectibles

We are likely to see any players that were set to feature in both inevitably pick the Epic organised one.

A new report estimates that "Fortnite: Battle Royale" has generated a billion dollars in revenue. The team over at Epic Games also encourages players to join in on the birthday extravaganza by "shar [ing] your squad's best birthday cake dance party with #Fortnite1st on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook". Anyone that wants to is able to download Fortnite battle royal on their console, PC, or IOS device whenever they want since it costs $0. The Fortnite one-year anniversary celebration kicks off July 24. An official list of players reveals that the Fortnite streaming star will take part in Summer Skirmish Week 2, while also detailing exactly how much prize money competitors stand to win.

For those who need a reminder, The Battle Pass costs 950 V-Bucks and you can buy a bundle of 1,000 V-Bucks for roughly £8, or earn the V-Bucks in-game through various activities.

Servers will probably be offline for most of the morning if previous weeks are anything to go by, so here's everything we know about this week's downtime so far.

When it comes to when we will be seeing the new merchandise, we don't have to wait too long.


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