A recent study reveals that 61% of teens in the United States have already played Fortnite. Before this great figure it is clearly shown the popularity that has reached of this video game, generatingFornite causes addiction
in some players addition to the video game to the point that their parents, in many cases have sent them to a detoxification program.
A recent study reveals that 61% of teens in the United States have already played Fortnite. Given this large figure clearly shows the popularity that has reached this video game, generating in some players addition to the video game to the point that their parents, in many cases have sent them to a detoxification program.
A case in point is that of a 17-year-old who spends 12 hours a day in this game. Generating serious consequences with their parents and at school for lack of attention and this case is repeated in thousands of families where other parents and other teachers are faced with similar cases.
Addiction specialist Lorrine Marer says: “this game is like heroin,” “when you’re addicted, it’s hard to quit. One when The addiction to video games is a subject that is not recent, but on the contrary past generations presented these problems, more however, since they have been studying the subject for some time. In general, the debate has not been very relevant because it is possible that “if the use is controlled there will be no problems”. Of course, other questions arise that are “who will control those who control?
This is a bit like a situation that some may have experienced, in the 2000s, the era when networked game rooms emerged, many students preferred to skip a day of class and visit these rooms. This probably happened in game rooms of the 1980s and 1990s. The big difference is not only that today the subject is better known and catalogued as an addiction and more is said about it, but also that video game addiction has become a socially adopted commercial strategy.
In essence, the amount of time spent on video games should be limited. Preventing children from spending 8, 10 or 12 hours a day in a game should be the responsibility of parents to avoid disruptions or problems in the behavior of their children.