"Fortnite Battle Royale" had its most successful month in August, according to Epic Games. The popular battle royale video game was played by nearly 80 million players this month, making August incredibly successful for its creator. However, even though "Fortnite" brings a lot of joy and fun to many people, it also has its negative sides, and these negative sides are sometimes a huge problem.

Just recently, the Vancouver Canucks banned the popular video game. Canucks' players are no longer allowed to play "Fortnite Battle Royale" and this decision is being questioned by some other teams and players in the NHL.

While some players agree with the ban, most of them believe that the video game is not a problem and that the team is using it as a scapegoat.

Fortnite ban

There has been a lot of talk around NHL arenas whether or not it's fair to blame "Fortnite Battle Royale" on bad results. The video game has become so extremely popular that many professional athletes play it. Every major sports league in the United States has at least a few players who spend hours playing the game. However, many of these players also practice and do everything else that is necessary to stay in shape and help their teams win games.

Unfortunately, the Vancouver Canucks believe that the game is the cause of bad results. The NHL team had a 31-40-11 record last season, which was far from good.

"I think they just needed something to blame after last year," Patrick Laine of the Winnipeg Jets said. The player has also added how his team agreed to give up their PlayStations if they are playing bad, but he doesn't think that is going to happen.

Laine's teammate Nikolaj Ehlers said that players know they should be ready for their games and not play "Fortnite" until 2 AM.

The Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman downplayed the issue, saying that players could get addicted to anything. "I don't think 'Fortnite's' the problem," he said, adding that it's not healthy to play it for 12 hours a day, but one or two hours are just fine.

The video game is addicting

"Fortnite Battle Royale" is addicting, and that is what many players agree with.

While this isn't a good thing, it's all about the balance and knowing when to stop playing the popular video game. Colin White of the Belleville Senators explained the situation, "I can't even explain how addicting it's become. It's just grown worldwide and half our team plays now, so it's a good topic in the morning."

The Vancouver Canucks have started this season with a victory, so maybe this ban will be a good thing. However, it could also backfire and make players unhappy, but we will have to wait and see what happens.