Funko is Making a Bunch of Fortnite Toys

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

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

Fortnite, developed by Epic Games, was released in late 2017 and makes money entirely from in-app purchases, where players spend real dollars to buy in-game currency in order to customize their avatars. These games are part of a genre known as "battle royale", and as this chart from Statista shows, it's a genre that's working for consumers and, as a result, for creators.

Both bad and good news for any Fortnite fans this Friday; the Friday Fortnite tournament and the Summer Skirmish are set to clash. While it's not hard to learn, the competitive multiplayer incentivizes players to continuously refine their skills and purchase in-game content to get a leg-up.

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

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




Fortnite is now in early access for iOS, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and is set to release in Summer of 2018 for Android.

Shortly before the downtime, the Week 2 challenges were listed to go live in six hours time. meaning that we could be waiting another 5 hours from the time of writing before the game comes back online. In its first month on mobile alone, Fortnite took in more than $25 million, which increased to $50 million by day 45.

Fortnite is getting ready to celebrate its one year birthday and the team wants you to celebrate with them. On console, those who use a keyboard and mouse can have a great advantage over people who play with a controller, so some thought he may have been abusing that strategy. It is now the most-streamed and most-watched game on Twitch. Fortnite is increasing profits of many gaming companies.

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