Fortnite is Now on Nintendo Switch; It’s Out Today

Fortnite Launching on the Nintendo Switch Today

Fortnite is Now on Nintendo Switch; It’s Out Today

It's the game that's taken over households.

Although a specific time of the day has been given for when the Fortnite download will be activated tomorrow on the eShop, we'd surmise that it will happen at 12PM EST tomorrow morning or shortly thereafter.

Fortnite has exploded in popularity since launching in July previous year. Over the years, we've heard multiple stories of people who have literally played video games until they died, and others who let their lives crumble around them because they're unable to pull away from the screen.

She hit her dad and as a result, the child is now in therapy after getting hooked on the game which is aimed at young teens.

Upon realizing how seriously addicted their daughter was to Fortnite, her parents, Carol and Richard, sought out the help of a psychotherapist named Steve Pope. A couple from the United Kingdom sent their 9-year-old daughter to rehab after she became addicted to "Fortnite".

Schools are writing to parents telling them the hugely popular game is having a disastrous affect on youngsters' concentration levels in the classroom. The girl was so addicted to Fortnite that she would sometimes wet herself instead of leaving the game, even momentarily, to use the bathroom, and attacked her father when he attempted to confiscate her Xbox.

In a bid to wean her off Fortnite, the couple limited their daughter's game play to one hour on weekdays and two hours on weekends, but she refused to follow the rules. "I found her backside was red-raw". The girl also used her parents' credit card to purchase Fortnite's microtransactions, spending about £50 each month.

The girl is now recovering with rehabilitation.

According to reports, the 9-year-old downloaded the online multiplayer battle royale "Fortnite" after being given an Xbox One in January.

Australian child and adolescent psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg told News Corp the game could be problematic for kids who played in an "obsessive way", and could interfere with their sleep and normal relationships at home.

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