Monero as Fortnite merchandise unit’s ”exclusive” payment option
Fornite’s Retail Row, the merchandise unit of the online video gaming platform, has ”exclusively” accepted Monero [XMR] as payment option. The 13th most valuable cryptocurrency in terms of market cap begins first day of the year, 2019 on a merry note and has took to its Twitter handle to reach out to the crypto community.
— Monero || #xmr (@monero) January 1, 2019
Epic Games is the source of developing this online video gaming space back in 2017 with players exceeding 125 million across the globe. In the last funding round, the very popular US based gaming and software development firm valued more than $15 billion.
With Monero, Retail Row has entered for the first time the domain of supporting digital asset. However, the merchandise store already supports GloBee, the virtual currency based payment service that is open for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin [BTC], Ripple’s XRP and Litecoin [LTC]. Here, the customers can also avail PayPal and credit cards service, a conventional mode for making payment.
Earlier in October, Malwarebytes, a cybersecurity company detected Bitcoin wallet address targeting malware that was used by the scammers for the players of Fortnite. However, the current situation in the crypto market space suggests that the coin is trading in bullish territory with an uptrend momentum. Moreover, as the market looks to recover at the beginning of the year, Monero till now has spiked over 5%, as per the data from Coinmarketcap.
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