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Fortnite on iOS: $15 million in-app purchases in 3 weeks

Epic Games made $15 million from in-app purchases in just 3 weeks from Fortnite on iOS

By Anthony Garreffa on Apr 7, 2018 07:33 pm CDT - 0 mins, 38 secs reading time

Fortnite on iOS has been a huge deal for both Epic Games and Apple, with the mobile version of the Battle Royale hit making a huge $15 million in its first three weeks on the App Store.


This means that Fortnite on iOS is now making more money than the likes of mobile champions like Candy Crush Saga, Clash of Clans, and Pokemon Go. Fortnite has made $6.4 million in the last week, crushing Candy Crush Saga and its $5.8 million haul for the week.

Epic Games had an invite-only system on Fortnite at first, but earlier this week it was taken away which saw daily revenue drive from $600,000 to a huge $1.8 million according to Sensor Tower. Their data also has Fortnite being downloaded around 11 million times on iOS alone.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.


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