[H]ardOCP: Parents Hire Fornite Coaches to Boost Their Kids Into Competitive ESports

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[H]ardOCP: Parents Hire Fornite Coaches to Boost Their Kids Into Competitive ESports

In the kids. The kids want to play it, the kids want to be good at it, the kids want to be the best MUM BUY ME LESSONS OTHERWISE I SHALL SCREECH.

Now it seems like either I have become too old or the world has lost its goddamn mind. Fortnite will likely be among them, and with Epic Games continuing to offer new content updates on a regular basis, the company is unlikely to see player counts fall anytime soon.

The Wall Street Journal reported on how various parents and kids are starting to hire Fortnite coaches.

According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, until recently, people who were taking help and attending classes to advance their Fortnite-playing skills were only adult hobbyists and teenagers who wished to be pro gamers.

Fortnite Mobile on Android is a much-awaited upcoming release of an already hugely popular game.

While the private tuition trend highlights the growing popularity of Fortnite, there are some who fear children are becoming addicted to it and other games. "They give the ability for these the ability to do wonderful things we couldn't do five, maybe 10 years back", Torrealba says.

It's pretty common for parents to pay for their children's piano or tennis lessons, but what about paying for them to get better at video games?

There are also more and more colleges offering scholarships for eSports, meaning competitive video games, and Fortnite is becoming one of the games where students can get scholarships for playing.

According to those parents, some children are feeling pressure not just to play with their friends, but also succeed.

Find coach Fortnite: Battle Royale can be found on specialized sites like Game Sensei. "You can imagine what that was like for him at school", Ally Hicks, a project manager with a ten-year-old son, told WSJ.

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