Should Your Child Play Fortnite?

Should you allow your children to play the video game Fortnite? With over 40 million Fortnite: Battle Royale players worldwide, understanding the basic premise of the game is a must. A recent article, published by Counter Cultural Mom suggests that the games thrill of victory and agony of defeat can be quite addictive for young gamers still working on developing self-control.

Fortnite consists of two game modes: the original co-op version called Fortnite: Save the World, where the object is to kill waves of zombie-like creatures, and the popular, free version, Fortnite: Battle Royale.

“It’s possible to ‘just one more match’ all night long if game play is not monitored,” contributing author Kayla Rinker wrote. She goes on to explain the importance of “keep[ing] devices in common areas (away from bedrooms) where the temptation to play is reduced.”

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