The popular online shooter "Fortnite: Battle Royale" brings strangers together via the Internet and seems to separate the familiar from each other. These phenomena of drug-like qualities of online games are far from just teenagers.

The British website divorce online has posted a blog post that lists 200 divorce filings since January that call Fortnite and other online games a divorce ground. This is equivalent to about five percent of all submitted divorce cases. Overall has divorce online Since January 2018 so far 4665 cases processed.

Online games, social networks, porno websites, and other digital media are becoming a growing issue for industrialized relations. The World Health Organization classified gambling addiction as a health concern in June if it lasts for several months.

Gambling can, according to the WHO, lead to lesser physical activity, unhealthy diet and reduced vision and hearing, sleep disorders, aggressive behavior and depression. That also affects the relationship.

Money should also play a role, because many online game makers are making a fortune via microtransactions. Epic Games is expected to spend $ 300 million a month on micro-transactions within Fortnite.

Fortnite: Battle Royale is available for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles, as well as for PC and mobile devices. But during the Sunday walk, Fortnite may be able to rest briefly.

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