Indonesia Considers Ban on Fortnite over Alleged Anti-Islamic Cube

Indonesia Considers Ban on Fortnite over Alleged Anti-Islamic Cube


The government of Muslim-majority Indonesia on Monday called for a ban on the video game Fortnite after allegations that a recent software update allows players to desecrate a cube representing a holy Islamic site.

The update to the multiplayer online game, owned by the U.S.-based company Epic Games, Inc., allows users to destroy a cube-like structure that allegedly resembles Islam’s holiest site in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, known as the Kaaba, the Indonesian news site Detik.com reported.

“[W]e will instruct a team to review and [work on] issuing a ban [on Fortnite],” Indonesia’s Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno wrote in an official statement issued July 5.

“We will also warn a number of game developers to be careful,” Sandiaga added.

#Fortnite is being met with backlash for an alleged update that is considered blasphemous toward Islam, so #Indonesia wants to get the game blocked. https://t.co/mYX3DoVbzm

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