A 17 year old named Carson from Michigan has been logging 12 hours a day on Fortnite, searching for weapons and resources in a post-apocalyptic world where the goal is being the last person standing. Teachers have said he falls asleep in class and his grades have plummeted.
Video game addiction isn’t new: Parents and teachers have been carping about distracted children since the days of Atari consoles.
Some desperate parents have sent their kids to rehab.
If you’ve been playing a lot of Fortnite out there, maybe tone it down just a tad, so your parents don’t send you to rehab for victory royales.