Lawsuit claims Fortnite is as addictive as cocaine

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Many people can name someone they know who is obsessed with Fortnite...

Fortnite's publisher, Epic Games, is being sued over claims the game is as addictive... and potentially as harmful... as cocaine.

A Montreal-based law firm has launched the class action lawsuit on behalf of two parents. they claim when a person is engaged in Fortnite for a long period, the player's brain releases the pleasure hormone, dopamine... and that Fornite was developed by psychologists, statisticians and others "to develop the most addictive game possible."

An Epic Games spokesperson said the company does not comment on ongoing litigation. Epic Games has 30 days to respond to the lawsuit.

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