Fortnite Coaching: Parents Are Paying Upto $20/Hour To Train Kids


As a kid, I was awful at shooting games. To make things worse, my parents would always nag me about why I should be outdoors, and invest my “precious” time in playing “productive” sports.

Now it seems like either I have become too old or the world has lost its goddamn mind. The reason is a new crazy trend where parents are hiring Fortnite coaches for up to $20 per hour to train their kids so that they can beat other players in the free-to-play battle royal game.

According to WSJ, several parents across the world are heading towards online coaching marketplace that charge between $15 and $35 an hour for “Fortnite” lessons. Websites like Gamer Sensei and Bidvine that provide gaming coaches claim that more than 1,400 “Fortnite” coaches have been hired since March this year.

Given that e-sports has turned into a vast market with advertisers and brands pouring in hefty amounts of money, parents are probably hoping for a future in e-sports for their kids. There is also a strong reason to believe they may have been motivated by the 100 million worth prizes offered by Fortnite back in May.

While Fortnite for Android coming in a few weeks and the game has already created a sensation on iOS. Now with the latest trend and increasing popularity of the game, it appears that Fortnite coaching would become a new ridiculous norm among many families.

Also Read: Fortnite For Android Will Launch On These 40 Android Smartphones
Charanjeet Singh

Charanjeet Singh

Charanjeet owns an iPhone but his love for Android customization lives on. If you ever ask him to choose between an iPhone, Pixel or Xiaomi; better if you don't.
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