It’s normal that when something grabs the attention of the mainstream, people become obsessed with becoming the best which in turn leads to some intense units taking things way too far.
We’re seeing the manifestation of that with this new Fortnite craze, as people are practically throwing their money at specialised coaches to help them last longer than landing at Titled Towers and copping a shotgun to the face.
According to the Wall Street Journal, parents are hoping to cash in on the esports craze and create their very own Ninja, or at the very least someone who can shit on the other kids at school.
One mother from England said she was paying for lessons so her son would stop getting roasted at school, which in itself is pretty fucking hilarious.
“There’s pressure not to just play it but to be really good at it, you can imagine what that was like for him at school.”
The number one rule about fads is that they’re just that, fads. While Fortnite has definitely managed to crawl it’s way into many people’s daily routines, and could potentially have significant lasting power, at the end of the day kids are going to find something else to get stuck into eventually.
It’s only a matter of time.
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