MINIMUM AGE: 12+
WHAT IS IT?
Fortnite is a game where players collaborate to survive by battling other characters who are controlled by the game itself, or by other players.
Fortnite began it's first season several months after the game launched in 2017. Since then, Epic Games have built and improved Fortnite over the course of it's 22 seasons.
Single-player/ co-operative (played with friends) mode:
Called 'Save The World'; involves fighting off zombie-like creatures.
Standalone free-play multi-player platform Battle Royale:
Up to 100 participate online, competing individually or of squads up to four players. The mission is to be the last player standing within the ever-decreasing battle area.
Players can create their own buildings and play mini-games.
WHAT WE SAY:
Treat with caution.
SAFETY TIPS TO CONSIDER:
For parents/ carers If you're worried about your child or need support call NSPCC helpline on 0808 800 5000.
If you discover criminal content when online then report it directly to the police or the Internet Watch Foundation.
If you're worried about online grooming or sexual behaviour online then report directly to the police or contact CEOP.
For Children & young people if they're worried or want to talk, encourage them to contact Childline Online or call 0800 1111.
Check out our Resource Centre for further information and useful online safety tips.