Microtransaction-based free games like Fortnite are also massively popular, with Epic’s game sitting at about 250 million players.
Despite that, it has never suffered a single layoff.
Company founder Jesse Schell wasn’t new to the technology.
By never putting all of its eggs in one basket, Schell Games has avoided some of the valleys that inevitably follow the peaks in the game industry.
The passion for creating games was still there for Schell, however, who founded Schell Games initially as a consultancy to assist other companies before heading into development on its own.
In its early years, Schell Games worked on 3D games designed for web browsers, but as it grew and continued to evolve, the studio created a much more diverse catalog of titles.