Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Fortnite Mania Fuels Epic Growth to $8.5 Billion

Good for Tim Sweeney. That dude has worked his ass off to get where he is today.

That’s powered a revenue surge at Epic Games Inc., the company Sweeney created in his parents’ basement 27 years ago. Fortnite alone is on track to generate $2 billion this year, making the Cary, North Carolina-based gamemaker worth $5 billion to $8 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Sweeney, 47, is the controlling shareholder.