CNBC.com video above published Jun 18, 2018: Fortnite is one of the biggest video games on the market. The live streams are pulling in numbers that are more than some cable television shows. Since it launched the Battle Royale game mode, Fortnite has come to dominate Twitch.
Fortnite is a co-op sandbox survival game developed by Epic Games (epicgames.com) and People Can Fly (peoplecanfly.com) and published by Epic Games.
Twitch is a live streaming video platform owned by Twitch Interactive, a subsidiary of Amazon. Introduced in June 2011 as a spin-off of the general-interest streaming platform, Justin.tv, the site primarily focuses on video game live streaming, including broadcasts of eSports competitions, in addition to creative content, "in real life" streams, and recently, music broadcasts. Content on the site can either be viewed live or via video on demand.
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