Does your child play ‘Fortnite’?

Fortnite is a hugely popular multiplayer shooter game which can be played on computers, consoles like the Xbox One or Playstation 4 and iOS devices like iPhones or iPads.  it’s a shooter game but has mild violence and is aimed at those aged 12 and over however, some of our pupils in KS2 have said that they play this game at home.

Parents are being hit with unexpected bills because their children are spending money on in-game purchases for the hit video game Fortnite without their knowledge – and in some cases kids as young as seven have blown big sums. If your child plays Fortnite, here’s how to make sure they’re not spending your cash without permission.

Martin Lewis – money saving expert – has some great advice on how to manage the settings and how to avoid having large amounts of money taken from accounts by following some simple steps to protect devices. Follow the link below to find out how.

How to protect devices using ‘Fortnite’

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