Fortnite is one of the most popular games right now and has people of all ages playing it. The fact that it is cross-platform and is also available on mobile devices that too for free on all platforms makes it extremely accessible for everyone.
However, there have been many cases of people being addicted to the game to the point of needing to go to rehab. Sadly, some people are so into the game that it is affecting their marriage and has led to divorce. According to a report from Divorce-Online, a UK site that offers information and divorce services to couples, 5% of the petitions that they have received in 2018 cites Fortnite as one of the reasons for the divorce. They have received 200 petitions out of 4,665 which cited Fortnite and other online games as one of the reasons and since this is is just from users of this website from the UK, we can only imagine how high the overall number could be worldwide.
While video games are fun and they work as a great of destressing and relaxing, too much of it can strain your life as a whole. Always be mindful of how much time you’ve spent playing and if you’re neglecting other important aspects of your life just to play games.
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