“Fortnite” is currently the most popular game. The free Online spin-offs “Fortnite: Battle Royale” fight the player as long as each other, until only the Best survived.
The dimensions of the Game are impressive: In March, Epic, the developer of the game reported that more than 250 million registered players. At the end of July, the 16-year-old Kyle yaw village won the first “Fortnite”-the world Cup and a prize of a bagged money of three million dollars.
glorifying Violence, the game is not valid, according to experts: “Fortnite” is presented in a friendly, Comic Look, the blood is none to shed. Nevertheless, the game in families always makes for heated discussions, because the game has a big addiction factor. Many of the children play deep into the night on their Smartphones. Clear that because the parents are skeptical.
“I had often “has Fortnite”ban”
VIEW, asked his readers, whether, and how, “Fortnite” for discussions in the family. There are many parents reported, but also young people who play the game yourself.
One of them is the 13-year-old Rafael is. He has problems to explain to his parents the game. “My parents say that I should leave the game. But you can’t just be out in the middle of the Match. You don’t understand,” he says. A round can take up to thirty minutes.
Daniel, also 13-years-old, admits that he often quarrel with his parents. “I often had to “ban Fortnite”-because I always wanted to play.”
Zoff there was also Fabio (13) at home. He spent over 100 francs for “V-Bucks”. With this in-game currency in “Fortnite” cosmetic customizations for your character or buy weapons. “The money spent had a long discussion about the result,” he says VIEWS.
Benedict (14) gambles every night. He thinks about the “Fortnite”-Addictions: “to play deep into the night is excessive. It always happens the Same, at some point, you has no more desire.” At the same time he is critical of the reporting: “The game is always presented in a bad light and as a “killer game” is referred to, in the process, you don’t see any blood.” Benedict finds, you should let the kids have their space. But if the school’s sagging grades, he would also Express a prohibition.
“Actually, we are discussing a daily basis due to “Fortnite””
But what the parents think about “Fortnite”? Anja (40), the Whole pragmatic: “Today, the children simply come much earlier in contact with Games.” It is less important what game is being played, but as often, she is convinced. Your children are likely to play “Fortnite”, “simply in order not to be marginalized,” she writes.
Semra (46) has two sons (8 and 11), which are both allowed to gamble. “I tried to make the Younger a long time to stop, but it was not. Always open to debate, because all the other kids play.” But it is clear the rules: “In the school, you must on the weekends for one hour each play.” If the family does something, there is also no Gaming. In the holiday Semra is more accommodating. And yet, Fortnite allows you to do this again and again for Stress: “Actually, we are discussing every day. I don’t think my children are addicted, but you always want to play more. If you do not gamble, look it up on Youtube “Fortnite”video. Also, I have to limit. As a parent, this is pretty annoying.”
The influence of the game also got to feel Monalisa (34). “Before, we never had problems with the Gamble of our son. Only with “Fortnite” came the discussions.” The son wanted to achieve everything in the game. It would have been for you as parents in order, she writes. But: “He was non-stop and in the middle of the night.”
The pressure that the game had, as well as the lack of sleep resulted in Aggression. “After many endless quarrels he came himself, what makes the game with him,” says Monalisa. The son forgot the Handball Training. His trainer was very disappointed that he had let the team down. This experience changed his behavior.
Monalisa do not see only the Negative: “For “Fortnite” have become for young people topics such as camaraderie and team spirit is very important. I think the game is doing good work for the children.”