Fortnite has a problem with racist AI art

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Fortnite is under scrutiny after a disturbing number of offensive AI-generated images were discovered within its user-made game database. The distasteful images appeared in the game thumbnails, easily visible on Fortnite's discovery page, which can be viewed on the game's official website.

While the new Unreal Editor for Fortnite bought the promise of a new creator economy, it has unfortunately devolved into somewhat of a gaming Wild West. With offensive user-generated content passing through moderation undetected, the sheer amount of inappropriate imagery is shocking, to say the least.  

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Natalie Fear
Staff Writer

Natalie is Creative Bloq's staff writer. With an eye for trending topics and a passion for internet culture, she brings you the latest in art and design news. A recent English Literature graduate, Natalie enjoys covering the lighter side of the news and brings a fresh and fun take to her articles. Outside of work (if she’s not glued to her phone), she loves all things music and enjoys singing sweet folky tunes.