With the launch of Fortnite Chapter 2, Epic's battle royale title saw a 141% increase in sales in just one week on iOS.
The quarterly report from Streamlabs and Newzoo shows a major shake-up, thanks largely to one of the world's most popular streamers ditching Twitch for Microsoft's Mixer platform. While Twitch and Fortnite are still dominant, Mixer is showing a significant rise in the number of hours streamed and unique channels.
Epic's battle royale phenomenon still leads over competitors PUBG and Apex Legends, but its US July revenue showed a 52% drop year-over-year. V-bucks, Fortnite's in-game currency, accounted for the vast majority of in-game spending.
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This decline is being attributed to shifting focus from major streamers across each platform.
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StreamElements' quarterly State of the Stream report, released on April 18, also revealed that Twitch's top 1,000 channels are responsible for 57% of its hours watched, among other data.