Chinese version of Fortnite to close in November. Epic Games that owns this version of the game has not so far provided the reasoning as to why the online shooter game will be coming to a close by November. It was announced that the the game in China was only presented as a “test”. This would come to an end by 15 November. The last-player-standing style combat game, which was originally launched in 2018, halted sign-ups on 1 November. The government has been restricting the time of game play for the youth within the country , by imposing restrictions for those under 18 to have game play to be limited for one hour on Fridays, weekends and holidays.