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Disney is going to invest $1.5 billion in ‘Fortnite’

Fortnite adventure game partnered with Disney for the “Future of Fortnite”
Fortnite adventure game partnered with Disney for the “Future of Fortnite”

Disney and Epic Games announced a collaboration on a new “entertainment universe” they say will expand Disney stories and experiences. It’s their biggest entry into the gaming industry ever Disney said

 

The Walt Disney Co. lately appeared on a screen above the floor of the New York stock exchange and briefly stated that they are going to invest $1.5 billion for a stake in “Fortnite” maker Epic Games.

 

Working with the game developer to create a “games and entertainment universe,” the game will feature games, shows and characters from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, Avatar and more.

 

Disney said the two companies have already collaborated on “Fortnite” content, including the Marvel “Nexus War with Galactus,” which drew more than 15.2 million occurring players.

 

“This marks Disney’s biggest entry ever into the world of games and offers significant opportunities for growth and expansion,” Disney CEO Bob Iger said in a statement. 

 

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    dat one kidApr 5, 2024 at 12:34 pm

    skibidi fortnite rules

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    Abram BrownApr 5, 2024 at 12:23 pm

    Woody vs Micky

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    LiamApr 5, 2024 at 12:06 pm

    the new season of fortnite is one of the best seasons because the mystics and the meldons .
    first , the mystic are so op the lighting blot is the best and the wings of icres are so good for getting around the map korra’s waterbending is nice but still can’t find it .
    second the medlons cerdes meldon is just percion

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    Nicolas BloughApr 5, 2024 at 11:49 am

    Oh ma goshies!!! It’s the new Mickey Mouse skin in fartnight!!!

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    Jackson CApr 5, 2024 at 11:36 am

    fortnite

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    Benjamin BuxbaumApr 5, 2024 at 11:35 am

    Cant wait to get the Mickey mouse skin.

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