Fortnite Profits Prompt Huge Raise for Unreal Marketplace Creators

Fortnite Profits Prompt Huge Raise for Unreal Marketplace Creators

Moving away from the more traditional 70/30 split adopted by other digital stores, Unreal Marketplace creators will now receive 88 per cent of revenue from their products.

These days, the name Epic Games is mostly associated the wildly-popular Fortnite, but, of course, they're also the creators of Unreal Engine, which powers a large portion of your favorite games.

Fortnite has made a ton of money for Epic Games - hundreds of millions per month, in fact - and now Epic wants to give back to the development community a little bit as a result.

"Thanks to both the Marketplace's growth and the success of Fortnite, Epic now conducts a huge volume of digital commerce", said Tim Sweeney, founder and CEO of Epic.

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Epic Games, the publication company behind Fortnite, is changing the way that their Unreal Engine Marketplace charges for their assets.

Some of these end up being modified by game developers for use in their games, as most notably seen in PUBG, and ARK: Survival Evolved.

As of July 2018, more than 6.3 million users have chosen Unreal Engine 4, an increase of more than 1 million users since March. "This is unreal. It's a really wonderful day for all people using the Unreal Engine Marketplace".

Since the Unreal Engine Marketplace was first introduced in 2014, Epic has been taking a 30% cut of all asset sales.

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After all, Pokemon Red and Blue had six exclusive Pokemon species instead of three, and the Let's Go games are set in the same region.

Season 5 recently launched, with all new characters, settings and more across the maps.The new season also brings with it some gameplay changes, with temporal rifts catapulting players all around the map and gold buggies to help reach destinations quicker being two of the chief additions.

A bigger cut for content makers will mean more (and better) assets in the UE Marketplace, which should boost its already considerable popularity with game makers even further.

There have been almost 8 million downloads from the Marketplace since the store's launch in 2014.

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