What are some of the top-selling games of 2018? well if you aks this to me, my answer would be ”Fortnite: Battle Royale”. According to the report from analyst firm Superdata, Fortnite: Battle Royale is the top selling game on Console which has been estimated to have earned $1 Billion in Revenue by May 2018, since its launch last year.
The report from Superdata firm included the Top Grossing Titles by Category Worldwide, Ranked by May 2018 Earnings. Fortnite earned $304 million in May alone on its in-game microtransactions following the $296 million earned in April.
Fortnite has seen a huge jump in its earning since the game received Battle Royale game mode last September. It made $318 million across all platforms in May, up 7% from April. The majority of growth came from the console, with mobile and PC both coming in flat compared to April.
Now talking about other games on the list, League of Legends is the top selling game on PC and Honour Of King ranked top on Mobile. Pokemon Go earned $104 million in May, up 174% year-over-year and Sony’s new sci-fi title Detroit: Become Human sold 291,000 digital copies at launch in May.
According to the report, the worldwide digital spending has grown by 25% year-over-year. Consumers spent an estimated $9.1 billion digitally across all platforms, up from $7.3 billion last May. However, The biggest growth driver was Mobile, which has grown by 36% year-over-year, while Free-To-Play Console contributed an incremental $200 million due to Fortnite.