Here’s why Dr Disrespect thinks Fortnite is making kids “soft”

David Purcell
Dr Disrespect, Twitch / Epic Games

Fortnite Battle Royale is contributing to making the younger generation “softer,” in his opinion. 

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Dr Disrespect vs Epic Games

The Twitch streamer, who has over 3.3 million followers on the platform at the time of writing, has not been one to hold his opinions back on the popular battle royale game since it was first released in September 2017. 

He might have flown off the handle and complained about some features in the past after being eliminated, but this time was much different. There was no rage from the Two-Time on this occasion, but he did have a lot to say during his April 15 stream, directing his attention towards developer Epic Games. 

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Epic GamesDr Disrespect has taken issue with many feature in Fortnite Battle Royale in the past.
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Dr Disrespect thinks Fortnite is making kids “softer”

“The younger generation is getting softer and softer, and softer,” Dr Disrespect said during his April 15 Twitch livestream. “These stupid ass developers from North Carolina have contributed to that.” 

  • Read More: Call of Duty, Halo, and CS:GO, among others, forced players into adapting when they were shot at, Fortnite simply allows players to protect themselves from danger and have what he calls a “second chance” all of the time – building. 

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    Dr Disrespect has voiced his disapproval of building and other features in the past, such as bullet bloom, when ranting about Fortnite

    However, now he is suggesting that the mechanics of the game could actually be having a negative impact on how young people think around the world – making them softer. 

    Whether or not the Doc is right or wrong isn’t really for us to say. But, one thing is for sure… He’s going to keep jumping into Fortnite for his Triple Threat Challenge and try to knock down all of these “soft” kids in the future. 

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