(Cary, NC-AP) — The maker of Fortnite is ending this year with three-billion-dollars in profits. Epic Games is based in North Carolina and grew its valuation to 15-billion this year according to the website TechCrunch. The company has not released any details.
Fortnite is an addictive game that throws competitors into a battle royale where the last survivor wins. It is free to play, but the company makes money selling digital extras, such as better weapons and outfits. An estimated 125 million people are playing Fortnite.