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Fortnite warns kids to not play the game while in class

Kids are being disrupted in class by playing Fortnite, so the developer warns people to 'stop playing in class'

Published Mon, Apr 2 2018 9:54 PM CDT   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:18 PM CDT

Epic Games knows that their runaway hit Fortnite is that much of a distraction to kids in class that they've had a message in-game to keep kids' attention to their education.

Fortnite warns kids to not play the game while in class |

It all started with the mobile version of Fortnite, which lets game on Fortnite wherever they are... which is a big distraction in the class room. A now-deleted Reddit thread had a teacher ask Epic Games to mess with his students, so they did - Fortnite community manager K.L. Smith teased an image over Twitter:

What a troll!


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