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TV Vs. Video Games: Who's Winning?

Participants play the latest video games at the gamescom computer game fair in Cologne, Germany, on Wednesday

The CEO of the streaming service Netflix recently told the company's shareholders something surprising: that Netflix faces more competition from Fortnite, the online video game, than from HBO, the television channel. So are movies, TV shows and streaming videos really in competition with video games? And if so, who's winning?

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