The creators of the world-famous online computer game Fortnite removed police cars from it due to fears of the current wave of protests against racial discrimination and police brutality in the United States. The AFP agency informed about it on Monday. The creators of the video game launched a new version without police cars last week.
The political avalanche is also changing computers. Blacklists or master and slave are aimed at... "I am not saying that this is any form of expression of political opinion. I think we're only sensitive to the problems faced by many people in our audience," The Wall Street Journal quoted a person familiar with video game development. Epic Games, which developed this video game, has not yet commented on the situation.
In Fortnite, players must survive in a virtual environment by searching for weapons and resources, as well as eliminating other opponents. It is one of the most popular games in the world with hundreds of millions of players. The death of African-American George Floyd after a police operation sparked protests in cities across the United States, which escalated into violence. Floyd lay handcuffed to the ground and a policeman knelt on his neck for several minutes. The detainee complained that he could not breathe, eventually stopped talking and was pronounced dead at the hospital.