UK-based website Divorce Online found that since January 2018, they received 200 divorce petitions blaming “Fortnite,” the addictive video game, for their split.
“These numbers equate to roughly 5% of the 4,665 petitions we have handled since the beginning of the year,” a Divorce Online spokesperson wrote in a press release. “It is no surprise to us that more and more people are having relationship problems because of our digital addictions.”
In June, the World Health Organization announced that compulsive gaming has been classified as a mental condition.
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