Parents are suing saying their kids are addicted to Fortnite

Parents are suing saying their kids are addicted to Fortnite

A lawsuit has been filed in Canada by parents who say their children are addicted to the video game Fortnite.

A Canadian Supreme Court judge authorized a lawsuit against Quebec’s parents Epic Games Manufacturer Fortnite.

Parents say their children are so addicted that they don’t pay attention to the usual daily hygiene like bathing.

Some kids are so dependent on Fortnite they’ve stopped eating and sleeping, according to BBC News and Insider.

Epic games ‘Fortnite’ has nearly $32 billion in funding round

Players play the video game “Fortnite” developed by Epic Games on a Razer laptop during Paris Games Week. ((Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images)/Getty Images)

“The Court concluded that there is a serious case to be argued, supported by sufficient and specific allegations that there are risks or even risks arising from the use of Fortnite,” Judge Sylvain Lussier ruled.

attorney from the company Bring the suit The game’s maker, Epic Games, equated it to a tobacco manufacturer in an interview, and said the legal liability is “essentially the same”.

Lussier echoed the comparison between video games and tobacco addiction. He ruled that “the harmful effect of tobacco was not recognized or recognized overnight.”


Fortnite on a smartphone

This pictogram shows a person logging into Fortnite from Epic Games on their smartphone in Los Angeles. ((Photo by Chris Delmas/AFP via Getty Images) / Getty Images)

However, the court did not agree with the parents’ claim that Epic Games intentionally addicted Fortnite.

“The court found that there was no evidence to substantiate these allegations of intentionally creating an addictive game,” the judge wrote. “This does not exclude the possibility that the game is in fact addictive and its designer and distributor are presumably aware of it.”

Fortnite on the desktop

A player plays the video game “Fortnite: Battle Royale” developed by People Can Fly and Epic Games in Paris, France. ((Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images)/Getty Images)

Epic Games denied its existence validity of the claim In a statement obtained by the BBC.

Will FORTNITE continue to lead the pack?

“Parents can receive playtime reports that track the amount of time their children play each week, and ask parents for permission before making purchases,” the company said.

“We plan to fight this in court. We believe the evidence will show that this case is without merit.”

#Parents #suing #kids #addicted #Fortnite

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button
سيتات آورج 2022 سيتات آورج 2022