Warning after boy spends £700 playing cult game
A MIDLAND dad has sounded a warning after his schoolboy son spent almost £700 playing controversial computer game Fortnite.
Tyler Harrison, aged 12, made 81 transactions in just three days while playing the game that has divided the nation.
Teachers warn that Fortnite’s addictive action is distracting children at school, and one parent found his son being groomed online.
The game’s most popular format is the Battle Royale in which 100 players fight each other online until just one is left standing. Since it was launched last July, the game has reportedly sparked record numbers of digital addiction cases.
Steven Harrison, 37, has issued the latest warning after finding Tyler had spent £691 on add-ons to the game, which is downloaded for free. The dad had accidentally left his bank card details
> Tyler Harrison and dad Steven