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‘Fortnite’ is the one game with the power to rewrite the rules (for now)

By Adam Rosenberg

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Fortnite, the video game that’s become a global sensation with more than 125 million players, launched in Sept. 2017.

Epic Games celebrated that truly… ahem..epic player count in its announcement of the game’s 2018-2019 season. It’s one of gaming’s more astonishing success stories. But “125 million” is just a number, and it undersell what’s really going on here.

There’s no two ways about it: Fortnite is changing an industry. It’s become such a success that monolithic institutions in the video game space are being forced to blink first. And most amazing of all, it took less than a year to get here. …

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