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What is Fortnite?

Fortnite is an online game, Battle Royale is a part of Fortnite where players do not have to pay to play. In Battle Royale, the free segment of Fortnite, 100 players compete against each other to be the last person standing in player vs player (PVP) combat.


Should my child be playing Fortnite?

Fortnite has a PEGI rating of 12, PEGI have said this is due to the: ‘frequent scenes of mild violence. It is not suitable for persons under 12 years of age’.

This PEGI rating only takes into account the content in the game and not the contact element, where players may be exposed to swearing and offensive language from strangers in voice or on-screen text chat.


Although Fortnite has an age rating of 12, we are aware that some children are still playing on it. Whilst we do not advise this, if you have made the decision to let your child play on the game, we would like to provide you with information as to how to help them be safer when they are playing it.


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