[Polygon] Epic locks down more store exclusives, including Obsidian’s The Outer Worlds, Remedy’s Control - Page 16 - Overclock.net - An Overclocking Community

Forum Jump: 

[Polygon] Epic locks down more store exclusives, including Obsidian’s The Outer Worlds, Remedy’s Control

Reply
 
Thread Tools
post #151 of 157 (permalink) Old 05-04-2019, 07:26 AM
mfw
 
ToTheSun!'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Terra
Posts: 6,396
Rep: 362 (Unique: 191)
Quote: Originally Posted by Gunderman456 View Post
Fortnight was featured in Avengers: Endgame and it wasn't just in a brief pan of the camera. They built a whole sketch around the game. I wonder if Disney paid for the privilege or if it was Epic who paid for the advertising.
Considering Fortnite has made more money in a year than any movie has ever made in any period of time, we can at least say one needs the other less.

On an unrelated note, I'm still waiting for the day when you're going to write the name of the game correctly.

CPU
Intel 6700K
Motherboard
Asus Z170i
GPU
MSI 2080 Sea Hawk X
RAM
G.skill Trident Z 3200CL14 8+8
Hard Drive
Samsung 850 EVO 1TB
Hard Drive
Crucial M4 256GB
Power Supply
Corsair SF600
Cooling
Noctua NH C14S
Case
Fractal Design Core 500
Operating System
Windows 10 Education
Monitor
ViewSonic XG2703-GS
Keyboard
Ducky One 2 Mini
Mouse
Corepadded Logitech G703
Mousepad
Asus Scabbard
Audio
Fiio E17K v1.0 + Beyerdynamic DT 1990 PRO (B pads)
▲ hide details ▲
ToTheSun! is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #152 of 157 (permalink) Old 05-04-2019, 08:12 PM
New to Overclock.net
 
8051's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 2,661
Rep: 21 (Unique: 15)
Quote: Originally Posted by ToTheSun! View Post
Considering Fortnite has made more money in a year than any movie has ever made in any period of time, we can at least say one needs the other less.

On an unrelated note, I'm still waiting for the day when you're going to write the name of the game correctly.
So has Fortnite exceeded GTAV's record for profits?
8051 is offline  
post #153 of 157 (permalink) Old 05-05-2019, 06:28 AM
mfw
 
ToTheSun!'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Terra
Posts: 6,396
Rep: 362 (Unique: 191)
Quote: Originally Posted by 8051 View Post
So has Fortnite exceeded GTAV's record for profits?
Can't say for profit, but, IIRC, it has for revenue. Though the comparison I made was for movies, not games.

CPU
Intel 6700K
Motherboard
Asus Z170i
GPU
MSI 2080 Sea Hawk X
RAM
G.skill Trident Z 3200CL14 8+8
Hard Drive
Samsung 850 EVO 1TB
Hard Drive
Crucial M4 256GB
Power Supply
Corsair SF600
Cooling
Noctua NH C14S
Case
Fractal Design Core 500
Operating System
Windows 10 Education
Monitor
ViewSonic XG2703-GS
Keyboard
Ducky One 2 Mini
Mouse
Corepadded Logitech G703
Mousepad
Asus Scabbard
Audio
Fiio E17K v1.0 + Beyerdynamic DT 1990 PRO (B pads)
▲ hide details ▲
ToTheSun! is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #154 of 157 (permalink) Old 05-05-2019, 06:52 AM
boof
 
andrews2547's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Cambridge, UK
Posts: 13,613
Quote: Originally Posted by ToTheSun! View Post
Can't say for profit, but, IIRC, it has for revenue. Though the comparison I made was for movies, not games.

It's very likely that it has for profits. I find it very hard to believe that Fortnite cost more than GTA V as far as development and marketing goes.

Quote:Originally Posted by TheBadBull https://www.overclock.net/img/forum/go_quote.gif

I'm a level 5 vegan. I don't eat anything that casts a shadow.

It's also why I eat my bacon in the dark ????????????????
Computer of Theseus
(15 items)
RIP Athlon '01-'11
(10 items)
PC MK1
(6 items)
CPU
AMD Ryzen R5 1600
Motherboard
Asus PRIME B350 PLUS
GPU
EVGA RTX 2070 8GB
RAM
16GB Corsair Vengence (2x8GB)
Hard Drive
1TB WD Blue
Hard Drive
500GB WD Blue
Hard Drive
120GB Hitachi
Hard Drive
500GB Samsung 960 Evo
Power Supply
EVGA Supernova 650 G2
Case
Fractal Design Meshify C White
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro
Monitor
LG 32LD450
Monitor
Dell
Keyboard
Ducky One 2 Midnight MX Blue
Mouse
Steelseries Rival 310
CPU
AMD Phenom II X4 955BE
Motherboard
ASUS Crosshair V
GPU
nVidia GTX 550Ti
RAM
12GB DDR3
Hard Drive
500GB WD Blue
Cooling
Coolermaster Evo
Operating System
Windows 7 Pro
Operating System
Windows 8 Pro
Operating System
Windows 8.1 Pro
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro
CPU
AMD Athlon 1300 1.3Ghz
Motherboard
Asrock
GPU
nVidia 7200GS
RAM
1GB
Hard Drive
80GB IDE
Operating System
Windows XP
▲ hide details ▲
andrews2547 is online now  
post #155 of 157 (permalink) Old 05-05-2019, 02:18 PM
New to Overclock.net
 
8051's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 2,661
Rep: 21 (Unique: 15)
Quote: Originally Posted by andrews2547 View Post
It's very likely that it has for profits. I find it very hard to believe that Fortnite cost more than GTA V as far as development and marketing goes.
And Fortnite is a free-to-play title right? That's amazing and discouraging at the same time. Why would anyone make single-player games or end-user moddable games if they go w/the Fortnite model for big $$$ profit?

It's funny but my 11-year-old nephew and his friends have completely lost interest in Fortnite. I never played it and I don't think I ever will.
8051 is offline  
post #156 of 157 (permalink) Old 05-06-2019, 02:29 AM
New to Overclock.net
 
Pirx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2014
Posts: 218
Rep: 7 (Unique: 7)
Quote: Originally Posted by 8051 View Post
And Fortnite is a free-to-play title right? That's amazing and discouraging at the same time. Why would anyone make single-player games or end-user moddable games if they go w/the Fortnite model for big $$$ profit?

It's funny but my 11-year-old nephew and his friends have completely lost interest in Fortnite. I never played it and I don't think I ever will.


that's annoying. when we played the quake games, all we had to do was to download free skins and place them in the game folder. that was purely cosmetic fun, btw.

now someone found out that people would pay for this cosmetic stuff. which is weird for my taste, but whatever floats your boat.

sucks though that games get locked down so the players "own" only the digital content tied to their account.
Pirx is offline  
post #157 of 157 (permalink) Old 05-06-2019, 05:23 AM
I dunno what I'm doing.
 
Blze001's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 1,409
Rep: 62 (Unique: 44)
I had a lot of fun playing Save the World.

Then Battle Royale came along and Epic forgot Save the World ever existed

It is what it is.
Waterworld
(21 items)
CPU
i7-8700k
Motherboard
ASRock Fatal1ty Z370 Gaming-ITX/ac
GPU
GTX-1080ti Founder's Edition
RAM
Kingston HyperX
Hard Drive
Samsung M.2 950 PRO
Hard Drive
SanDisk Ultra II
Power Supply
Corsair RM650x
Cooling
Optimus V1 LGA-1151 Waterblock
Cooling
Nemesis GTS240
Cooling
Nemesis 120GTS
Cooling
EK D5 Revo
Cooling
Singularity Protium Pump Top/Case
Cooling
EKWB 10x0 Waterblock
Cooling
SavantPCs 240mm Reservoir
Cooling
Noctua NF-A12x25
Case
Fractal Nano S
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro
Monitor
Alienware AW3418DW
Keyboard
GMMK TKL
Mouse
Logitech G602
Audio
Creative X7
▲ hide details ▲
Blze001 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Overclock.net - An Overclocking Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off