The video game Fortnite is more than television, movies and videos among young people. This is according to the video streaming Netflix. Gaming is becoming more and more popular with young people worldwide. TV is becoming less popular. Netflix said Fortnite was now more of a than HBO - popular streaming company. Fortnite is much more popular with men. A study from the American Economic Association found that between 2015 and 2017, men between 21 and 30 spent more on gaming. Their playing rose from 2.3 hours a to 4 hours, while time spent on watching TV, movies or streaming fell.
Netflix said it must do to compete with Fortnite. It said the video game was a big in "the global war for Internet users' ". Netflix said: "We compete with, and lose to, Fortnite....There are of competitors in this market [trying] to entertain ." Fortnite is owned by the company Epic Games. It has over 200 million users. More than 80 million people log in to play the game month. Fortnite is so popular because the game's competitive is free to play. However, other parts of the game helped Epic Games to make $3 billion in last year. Epic has plans to build its own and game store that will be cheaper than Apple's and Google's.