Report: Parents hiring tutors to help kids get better at Fortnite

The incredible success of the video game 'Fortnite' has parents now shelling out to help their children get better at playing.

According to the Wall Street Journal, parents have been hiring tutors to teach their kids strategies and help them level up within the game, which boasts more than 125 million players worldwide.

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In the shooting game's most popular mode, players or groups compete against each other until only one person or player is left standing.

Per the Journal, parents view the hiring of tutors much like piano lessons or time in a batting cage with a hitting coach. 

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Parents said they paid between $10 and $20 per hour for tutors found through online freelance websites or contracting sites.

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