Disney Spent 1.5 Billion Dollars for a Universe within Fortnite
Disney has announced a groundbreaking partnership with Epic Games, acquiring a $1.5 billion stake in the gaming giant to develop a new, expansive universe within Fortnite. This collaboration will bring together beloved characters and stories from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, Avatar, and more, allowing fans to play, watch, shop, and engage in a uniquely immersive experience.
During Disney’s Q1 FY24 Earnings Call, the unveiling of this ambitious project was met with excitement. The new universe, built in Unreal Engine, will offer players the opportunity to create their own stories and experiences, express their fandom, and interact with iconic Disney content in innovative ways.