Fortnite: Why is it being banned in yet another nation?

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Fortnite players are busy chasing down PSA announcement signs, but another nation could miss out on the fun thanks to a looming ban.

Apex Legends, Player Unknown's Battlegrounds, and Fortnite are the three most popular video games on the market as of right now, and they all share one thing in common: they're free-to-play Battle Royale titles. Well, that was the only similarity before Epic Games' Battle Royale and PUBG were both blacklisted by the Arab nation Jordan.

Yes, after having already been banned in Iraq, Fortnite has found its head on the chopping block of another nation.

As for why, you'll need to simply continue reading to find out.


Fortnite: Why is it being banned in yet another nation?

The tiny nation of Jordan hasn't yet banned Fortnite, but they have announced their intentions to after having recently exiled PUBG.

According to Slash Gear, Jordan's ban was because of a Telecommunications Regulatory Commission claim that argued an "in-depth study" had proven that PUBG had a negative impact on society.

The country's officials backed up their claim with the World Health Organisation's controversial designation of a "legitimate" condition branded "gaming disorder".

Furthermore, Jordan is also said to have been the recipient of a dozen complaints from citizens about the so-called negative impacts caused by PUBG and Fortnite.

Jordan has announced that they are considering a ban against six other video games with Fortnite at the top of the pecking order, and the impending exile is currently viewed as a matter of when rather than if.

Fortunately for us UK gamers, Prince Harry hasn't followed-up on his desire to ban Fortnite after he lost a slew of matches and threw his toys out the pram.

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