Fortnite Online Game

Schools may be aware that many young people are actively engaged with a game called Fortnite (www.epicgames.com/fortnite/en-US/buy-now/battle-royale). Childnet have recently released a blog post explaining the game and some of the potential risks to young people for parents.

Fortnite is a multi-player online game where children can explore maps and battle against each other. The main game costs about £35 but many young people are playing a free element called Battle Royale.In Battle Royal 100 players compete against each other to be the last person standing in player vs player (PVP) combat.

Childnet have recently released a blog post explaining the game and some of the potential risks to young people for parents. We suggest you share this with your parents.

http://www.childnet.com/blog/a-parents-guide-to-fortnite-battle-royale

 


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Published: 22/03/2018
Audience: Primary school staff
Contact: Sarah Hawkins

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