‘Fortnite’ Streams Panel on Race, While Some Players Throw Tomatoes

The cultural ripple effects of this summer’s widespread and ongoing Black Lives Matter protests in response to the death of George Floyd have gone to some unexpected places. It was not surprising, then, to see one of the biggest games around, Fortnite, eventually find a place to acknowledge its impact. That acknowledgement, unfortunately, came across as rushed compared to everything else in Fortnite, and with some very foreseeable problems.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/dyzdkq/fortnite-streams-panel-on-race-while-some-players-throw-tomatoes