Cross-platform battle royale phenomenon Fortnite's appearance on the Nintendo Switch has been long anticipated and, by now, rumored and leaked plenty, but Switch owners have been left with questions about their console's version, including its release date. According to The Sun, Fornite has 40 million downloads since its launch, last July.
She would secretly play the survival shooter game during the night and didn't even get up to use the toilet because she couldn't prise herself away from the screen, the Daily Mail reports.
Her parents told The Daily Mirror that their daughter, who is still at primary school, would get up in the middle of the night to keep playing, would not go to the toilet, would fall asleep in class because she was so exhausted from staying up all night on the game and assaulted her father when he tried to take the game away from her.
The therapist said: "I know bright kids who will fail their exams this summer because of Fortnite, kids who are stealing from their parents and friends to pay for the extras, kids who urinate in bottles because they can't bear to leave the game". However, the gravity of the situation came to the forefront when the father found her sitting on an urine-soaked cushion while playing the game.
Children are getting hooked on the battle-style video game.
Fortnite is immediately available on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and both Android and Apple iOS devices.
"We worked out that she could have been playing for up to ten hours a day, and we'd had no idea".
Metro.co.uk has contacted maker of Fortnite, Epic Games, for comment.