Prince Harry in the United Kingdom , saying that it was and keep them in front of a computer for as long as possible. He called for the game to be banned.
“It’s so irresponsible,” he said. “It’s like waiting for the damage to be done and kids turning up on your doorsteps and families being broken down.”
That’s kind of alarming to hear from a celebrity like the prince, as Fortnite has been downloaded more than 250 million times.
Prince Harry’s words were fuel for the fiery, growing debate about whether gaming addiction is something that should be treated as a medical condition. Last June, the proposed to treat compulsive video game playing as an addiction, subject to treatment as a .