Creators of video game Fortnite hit back to Prince Harry after being addictive and & # 39; irresponsible & # 39; had labeled
- Developers Epic Games attended a parliamentary committee about their game
- Prince Harry criticized Fortnite and claimed that the video game & # 39; was made to slacken & # 39;
- The company behind the hit hit game said this was a & # 39; mischaracterization & # 39; used to be
- Lawyer Canon Pence said the company & # 39; surprised & # 39; was by the Prince's point of view
Fortnite's creators came into contact with Prince Harry yesterday after claiming that the video game was made to slacken & # 39 ;.
The game is disputed in controversy after a series of concerns about the safety of addictive effects and the use by online predators as a platform to target children.
But bosses from developer Epic Games have told the Digital Media, Culture, Media and Sports Commission that the Prince's views are a & # 39; misching & # 39; of the game.
Prince Harry, pictured, claimed in April & # 39; Fortnite should not be allowed. It is made to relax & # 39;
Epic Games earned £ 1.8 billion from the game last year. Their lawyer Canon Pence said: & We were pretty surprised at Epic, really quite surprised. The statements .. cannot be further from the truth in our intentions and design philosophy & # 39;
The game developers have today provided evidence to a parliamentary committee with great powers
At a meeting on the mental health of young people in April, the Duke of Sussex had said: & # 39; Fortnite should not be allowed.
& # 39; It is made to be addicted – an addiction to keep you in front of the computer for as long as possible. It is so irresponsible. & # 39;
Epic Games earned around £ 1.8 billion from the game last year, which is free to play.
But when asked to respond to the allegations, Canon Pence, the developer's attorney, said: “We were pretty surprised at Epic, really quite surprised. The statements … cannot be further from the truth in our intentions and design philosophy. & # 39;
The committee investigates immersive and addictive technologies such as combat games.
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