Fortnite is the perfect example of what a great marketing campaign can do. Epic Games who is the developer who is in charge of Fornite is paying large sums of money to YouTubers, Twitch streamers and even celebrities to play the game and this is helping Fortnite’s popularity grow.
In fact, the game is so popular that analysts are considering it to be a cultural phenomenon and some reports are showing that kids are getting addicted to it!
Fortnite Selling for $450
The interesting thing about Fortnite is that even though the game is free to play and it can be downloaded online, some fans are paying large sums of money for physical PS4 and Xbox One versions of the game. As crazy as this might sound, a physical copy of the free to play the game is selling for $450!
Ebay and Amazon
Ebay and Amazon are filled with resellers who purchase items and them sell them for a higher price once the stock runs out. Therefore, the two platforms are now filled with resellers who are offering Fortnite physical copies for prices that go up to $450.
The reason why these physical copies of Fortnite are selling for such a huge price is because Epic Games announced that it will not produce anymore. Therefore, collectors who love having physical copies of games want to snatch them for whatever price they can get.
In fact, considering that a physical copy of Fortnite is now priced at $450, the price of these disks might go even higher during the upcoming years.
Although, we can’t know for sure if Fortnite’s popularity is going to fade away or not and investing such a large sum in a physical copy of the game is a huge risk.