This report looks at the battle royale game genre. The genre gained major traction with the 2017 emergence of PlayerUnknown’s Battleground and Fortnite. In 2018, Fortnite generated around $2 billion and became one of the highest-earning games ever.
New battle royale games are coming out at a rapid pace. Included in this brief is an analysis of the battle royale genre, a look at the major games and forecasts for the segment. Five-year forecasts are broken out by 1) platform (mobile, PC and console) and 2) business model (free-to-play, pay-to-play, premium game add-on).
This report also includes the results of consumer surveys and game testing. There are actual usage and sales data comparing key games from 2017 to the summer of 2019.
This 47-page report includes a pdf report and a PowerPoint summary.