Is ‘Fortnite’ addiction among young children actually a real problem?

For all its viral coverage, celebrity fans and massive, 125 million person-strong playerbase, Fortnite is not without its issues.

Despite being rated 12, the super popular Battle Royale game has recently been shadowed by reports of addiction among young children.

Early in June, various sites published a story about a nine-year-old girl who was apparently receiving treatment for being addicted to the game. This led to a slew of similar articles advising parents what to do if they feared their child could be suffering from something similar. A large number of them called out Fortnite specifically.

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