In recent months, the popularity of Fortnite: Battle Royale has grown by leaps and bounds, making it one of the most popular games of recent times.
With many world music icons and famous athletes who regularly play the game, Fortnite has taken the online gaming world to a whole new level.
Due to its growing popularity, Fortnite generated a record income for the month of April, even though the Battle Royale mode of the game was free to play.
According to SuperData, the game won $296 million in April, surpassing its previous record of $223 million in March and setting the record for the largest amount of additional content revenue in a single month for a console game.
Compared to other world titles in April, Fortnite’s earnings made it the most lucrative game in the console category, and the fifth in the PC category.
On the console, he beat the recently released God of War, as well as players like FIFA 18 and Call of Duty: WWII, two games known for their huge speed of microtransactions in the game.
As the game is free, Fortnite’s only source of income comes from the sale of V-Bucks, which is the currency used by players to buy cosmetics and the Battle Pass.