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Initially released in 2017, by August of that year "Fortnite" had celebrated 1 million players. By 2019, now a global phenomenon, the video game brought in $1.8 billion in revenue and was the year's biggest earning game. Despite this figure being down from 2018's record-breaking $2.4 billion, it's still around $200 million more than the nearest competitor, Nexon’s "Dungeon Fighter Online."
2020 is expected to be one of the biggest years ever for premium games with $19.8 billion in revenue thanks to major releases in the first half of the year.
Sweeney entered Forbes 400: The Definitive Ranking Of The Wealthiest Americans for the first time in 2019. Sweeney placed at the 150th spot with an estimated net worth of $4.5 billion
But how much is Epic Games' flagship product "Fortnite" worth? The "Fortnite" franchise is estimated to be worth $2 bіllіоn, and with a new season of "Fortnite" to be released soon, this figure is likely to increase.