The company wants to create an entertainment division and plans to produce audiovisual content.
Fortnite stopped being a battle royale a long time ago. Free to play has changed the history of Epic games practically complete, but also that of video games as a service. We are facing a true social phenomenon that remains strong over the years and has all kinds of events and collaborations, some completely unlikely.
For this reason, machinery continues to advance, and today we know that it could go one step further. As you may have known The Information, Epic would be considering the creation of an entertainment division that would lead them to the production of audiovisual content. More specifically, the source speaks that, among those plans, there would be a future fortnite movie.
If it becomes a reality, it would be a strong impulse that would fulfill the objective of continue to expand its brands into new markets. In addition, video game movies have returned to the big screen with force, and even very recently we met the cast of the Super Mario movie, which Nintendo plans to release on Christmas 2022.
Meanwhile, Epic continues to grapple with the fallout from its conflict with Apple, which has brought both companies to court for all these months. A litigation that was also originated by Fortnite, which may not return to the apple ecosystem for another five years.
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