For one nine-year-old girl, the game became too much for her to handle, as she spiraled into destructive behavior that only serious video gaming addiction could explain.
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The game has been endorsed by a large number of celebs who regularly upload videos of them playing the game. It'll be interesting to see how Fortnite for Nintendo Switch stacks up against other versions of the game particularly Fortnite on iOS.
The girl, who is now in intensive therapy to combat her addiction, would play for up to 10 hours a day. They can play together online with friends in the same room, or even people from around the world. The girl admitted to playing the game at night in secret, for up to ten hours at a time. After a series of $67 charges were placed on the family's credit card by the girl for premium in-game items, her father went to confiscate the Xbox and was struck in the face by the out-of-control kid.More news: Neymar can fire Brazil to redemption backed up by all-star supporting cast
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"Over the last two months, I've been contacted by dozens of parents with children as young as eight showing signs of addiction to Fortnite", Pope explained.
In what might be one of the shrewdest business decisions we've ever seen Fortnite's developers Epic Games announced previous year that it would be launching a free-to-play version of the game called Battle Royale.
Culture Secretary Matt Hancock has warned that addictive online shooter games can have a damaging impact on children.