Fortnite, the battle royale of Epic Games, was included in the educational program of more than 5,000 schools from all regions from Brazil. The game was added to the Play Escolar project, an action by startup PlayMatch, which promotes learning through video games.
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Fortnite will be used as a complementary teaching activity for the areas of Science, Technology, Humanities, Engineering and Mathematics , in schools that joined the project. PlayMatch, which acts as EdTech, invests in the creation of esports programs in Brazilian schools, with the objective of training new athletes for electronic sports. The startup suggests the creation of a report card linked to student participation in the electronic sports program.
Ana Xisdê is the presenter of Play Escolar (Image: Reproduction/Facebook/Ana Xisdê)
Fortnite is a completely free online game available on PlayStation, Xbox, Switch consoles, as well as Android phones, PC and Mac. Fortnite in North American high school
With similar action as in Brazil, Fortnite became an official high school and college sport in the US. The action took place thanks to a startup based in Los Angeles, called PlayVS.
For this, the company partnered with Epic Games to bring the battle royale title to official tournaments in these two educational modalities, in something similar to basketball or football, for example.
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