The gaming industry continues to catch the attention of not only players of all ags in the economy, but the attention of business owners and investors as well. As an industry, gaming is undergoing impressive growth. According to recent data from market researcher Newzoo, the gaming industry is anticipated to grow from $137.9 billion in 2018 all the way to an astonishing downfall in the popularity of single player games), gamers now have different, non-traditional concerns to be wary of.
Rather than worrying about what points they'll earn completing a level, gamers are unlocking, earning, and buying different items in their virtual world. While we already see this happening in games like Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) and the massive world of weapon skin and item buying, selling, trading, and gambling, the most recent game to take the world by storm, Fortnite, offers the most eye-opening example.