Tech Drivers
Tech Drivers

The real reason Epic landed a $15 billion valuation is not Fortnite's viral video game success

Key Points
  • Epic Games' Fortnite has 200 million users and has generated revenue reported at $1 billion.
  • The world's most viral video game is Epic's cash cow today but its Unreal Engine, which powers Fortnite and many other games, is a key to the Cary, North Carolina-based company's recent $15 billion valuation.
  • Unreal Engine, which has 7 million users from the game design and enterprise community, is positioned to take