Indonesia Minister calls for Fortnite ban over user-generated content

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An Indonesian Minister has called for Fortnite to be banned in the country, due to a piece of user-generated content in the game.

Sandiaga Uno, the Minister for Indonesian Tourism and Creative Economy, announced plans to pursue the ban following the discovery of a user-created map that allegedly allows players to destroy a building that resembles the Kaaba, a sacred site for Muslims.

But Epic Games has since issued a statement clarifying that Fortnite does not allow players to destroy the in-game structure..

The Kaaba is located at the centre of the Masjid al-Haram mosque in Saudia Arabia,

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