FORTNITE has quickly become one of the most popular games around the world.
So what is his age rating? Here’s everything you need to know about the video game.
What is Fortnite’s age rating?
Fortnite is set in a dystopian world where 98 percent of the earth’s population is suddenly disappearing, living conditions are becoming difficult and zombie-like creatures are roaming the earth – the player is one of the remaining 2 percent whose task is to survive.
After the apocalypse, “Survivor Bases” were established and Every player is responsible tending to those bases before attempting to find a way to restore earth to normal.
These form the heart of the story for the cooperative Save The World mode, but play no role in the free-to-play battle royale mode.
The video game welcomes players aged 13+.
Since its release, it can be played on gaming platforms such as PlayStation 4, Xbox One, as well as PC and Mac.
However, the lack of serious age restrictions and cruel content worries parents.
How many kids play Fortnite?
While there are no exact numbers on how many kids play Fortnite, the game attracted an audience of over 78.3 million players in August 2018 alone.
Accordingly statisticsAbout 45 percent of US children between the ages of 8 and 17 have played or are still playing Fortnite.
The 2018 survey found that 43 percent did not.
What are the parental concerns for Fortnite?
Many parents are concerned about the harmful effects that long gameplay and violent content can have on their children.
A thread on the forum page Reddit summarized concerns, with one parent saying that while the game “encourages strategic thinking and collaboration,” their child has started “slamming doors when they used to be pretty relaxed.”
A opinion poll moderated by This Morning asked if parents are concerned about the impact of playing Fortnite on their children and 59% voted no versus 41% who said yes.
The game also had problems with hacking as players found scammers could make payments using their details.
Epic said it was aware of the attacks, and a spokesperson said, “Any players who believe their account has been compromised should contact our player support immediately.”
Does Fortnite have parental controls?
Yes, it does.
Fortnite offers a range of parental controls that manage what a player can see and do.
To set this up, go to Account Settings from the Epic Games Launcher or Epic Games Store website.
Sign in to the account and go to the GENERAL navigation tab.
Scroll down to the PARENTAL CONTROLS section, click START SETUP, enter a 6-digit PIN, and click NEXT.
And don’t forget to click SAVE at the end.
What platforms can I play Fortnite on?
Fortnite can be played on a number of platforms.
These include PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android and Microsoft Windows.
It can be played on PC and Mac, Xbox One S, Xbox One S All-Digital Edition and Xbox One Series X|S.
It is also available on a Nintendo Switch Lite and on Android devices with an ARM64 processor or an Android OS 8.0 or higher with at least 4GB of RAM.
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