SuperData’s May 2018 revenue report shows Fortnite slowing down, Pokemon Go picking up for summer

    
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May 2018 was good to Fortnite, again, SuperData’s latest global revenue report shows, but its growth rate may be coming to a middle. “Fortnite hits a new high but growth is slowing down,” the research firm says in today’s report. “We estimate that Fortnite made $318 million across all platforms in May, up 7% from April. The majority of growth came from console, with mobile and PC both coming in flat compared to April.”

On the PC side, Dota 2 came out of nowhere to return to the list at #6, bumping World of Warcraft down a tick and Hearthstone off completely. League of Legends continues to rule the roost.

On the console side, Fortnite is still at the top; both Overwatch and Destiny 2 have returned to the top 10 as games like Far Cry 5 and Battlefield have fallen off.

And on mobile, Pokemon Go has resurged, as it always does in summer in the northern hemisphere, as it’s gathered up more players than ever. Fun side note: Remember Netease’s Knives Out, one of its two PUBG clones on mobile? It’s in 5th place globally on mobile, just behind POGO, so PUBG’s lawsuit isn’t so bonkers after all.

Source: SuperData
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PurpleCopper

Fortnite made 300 million dollars that month and yet it’s only 5th place. Well shit, how much did LoL make then? 500 million dollars? 1 billion?

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Denice J. Cook

Wow, so I’m no longer the only person left using Pokemon Go to spur myself to exercise?

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Nordavind

Don’t know where you’ve been, but PGO has had high numbers since launch. Goes up and down, of course, but more massive than most “M”MO’s out there.

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Sorenthaz

Tbh I wouldn’t be surprised if the Fortnite craze starts to die down soon, just because BRs haven’t been able to maintain popularity very well so far + the mechanics in that game get stressful and tiring. People are going to burn themselves out sooner or later and move on to games like Realm Royale or the big AAA stuff eventually coming in some months.

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Sally Bowls

To speak up for the unpopular, I would point out that PUBG and Des2 are still on the lists. Clearly, not superstars but I bet still doing well and doing better than all but nine of their peers.

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Schmidt.Capela

Remember Netease’s Knives Out, one of its two PUBG clones on mobile? It’s in 6th place globally on mobile, just behind POGO

You mean 5th place, yes?

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IronSalamander8 .

Not really surprised to see WoT on there and one reason I quit was my OCD kicks in and I want every single tank which rapidly gets ludicrously expensive (garage slots, premium tanks, etc.). I was unquestionably one of their ‘whales’ a few years back so it was time to move on before it got even worse for my bank account.