200 couples blame Fortnite video game for divorce

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A recent survey found that at least 200 married couples blamed the video game Fortnite for their breakup. 

According to CNBC, a survey done by Divorce Online found that 200 of the couples listed the video game Fortnite as one of the reasons for their split.

“These numbers equate to roughly 5 percent of the 4,665 petitions we have handled since the beginning of the year and as one of the largest filers of divorce petitions in the UK, is a pretty good indicator,” a spokesperson for Divorce Online wrote in a statement.

CNBC reports there are more than 125 million registered Fortnite players around the world and about a third of them play between six to 10 hours a week, according to an August survey from financial education site LendEDU.

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