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As you’ve no doubt heard by now, “Fortnite” is kind of a big deal.

It’s the kind of phenomenon that influences the entire video game industry. Case in point: Both this year’s “Call of Duty” and “Battlefield” games have major Battle Royale modes — the last-player-standing mode that led to the tremendous success of “Fortnite” (and “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” before it, among others).

But the mode alone isn’t what made “Fortnite” so popular, and there are a few simple reasons why these copycats are unlikely to achieve anywhere near the level of success that “Fortnite” has achieved.

Here’s why: