In-game Currency ‘V-Bucks’ of ‘Fortnite’ are now Topping the Wishlist of Teen Gamers this Holiday Season
As per the current report of Piper Jaffray, “Fortnite“ virtual cash is one of the most requested gift of teens this yuletide season
“V-Bucks”, the virtual currency for video games, are utilized to purchase in-game accessories
2018 is the first year wherein virtual money, such as V-Bucks and cryptocurrency, has appeared in the yearly report on the most desired items on teens’ wish list
In case that you’re uncertain on what to give the young teens that you know for the holidays, consider spending your money for the famous online computer game ‘Fortnite’, instead of giving gift cards, vouchers or cash.
It was discovered through a survey of teens that for the first time, one of the most in-demand holiday wish are “V-Bucks”, the virtual in-game currency used in “Fortnite: Battle Royale.”
According to a yearly report on teens’ holiday wish lists made by the analyst firm Piper Jaffray, it was observed that another newcomer that has made it to the top as well — cryptocurrency, which is now dubbed as the “money of the future.”
“Fortnite: Battle Royale” is one of the three modes of the game. It is a multiplayer game, a type of which that entails a last-man-standing theme. The popularity of this game has exponentially developed since its Battle Royale mode was introduced in September 2017.
Epic Games is the maker and founder of this amusing game. They have recently revealed to Business Insider that “Fortnite” has accumulated around more than 200 million enlisted accounts.
The computer game itself is free to play. However, the game players can use “V-Bucks” in buying game items or accessories. They can also use this virtual cash in unlocking features in “Fortnite”. As such, virtual currency is an in-demand commodity. In total, players of this game spend more than $200 million a month on V-Bucks.
In addition, players of this popular game can acquire cash by playing “Fortnite“. V-Bucks can be purchased within the game itself. However, the rate of return is truly low. The going rate is $10 for 1,000 V-Bucks. To place it in context, an outfit for a “Fortnite” character typically costs somewhere in the range of 500 and 1,500 V-Bucks.
On the other hand, since the game has earned widespread fame, some scammers now target “Fortnite” players, unfortunately. Another contributing factor here is that the game’s minimum user age is 12 years old. A large number of sites that guarantee free V-Bucks have sprung up, drawing in players to provide their personal information.
The least demanding approach to purchase V-Bucks as a gift will be with a gift voucher or card for whatever gaming console the recipient uses — Xbox, PlayStation, and so forth. Gift cards can be redeemed by video game players in the system’s given store for “Fortnite” V-Bucks.
The rundown of most desired things this Christmas season likewise includes famous high-technology items from Apple, including iPhones, Watches, MacBooks, and Airpods.