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Analysts: Epic Games Will Take $50M Out Of Google's Pocket With Fortnite

Posted On: Aug 10, 2018   |   Posted By: Android Headlines

Fortnite Battle Royale launched on Android this week as a beta, starting on Samsung smartphones and then it will be available everywhere else in the coming weeks. But it's not coming to the Google Play Store , and this is because Epic Games believes that Google is “greedy” with the revenue sharing amount that all Google Play apps and games have to do. Google gets 30-percent of all revenue from purchasing an app or game, and from in-app purchases. Epic Games believes that it can keep that cost, to help build out the game some more and add more servers when it needs too. Versus giving that money to Google. Now, Sensor Tower believes that around $50 million will be lost by Google on the fact that Fortnite is not coming to the Google Play Store.
For the past few months, Fortnite has taken the gaming industry by storm. It has launched on all the popular platforms from PlayStation 4 to Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC and even iOS. It's the most popular game out right now, and Epic Games is making a fortune on the...

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