The inevitable happened: the creators of PUBG and Fortnite will meet in court
The developers PlayerUnknown”s Battlegrounds filed a lawsuit against Epic Games in Korea, claiming that the latter breached copyright in the game Fortnite. It is reported by The Korea Times.
Last fall, the creators PUBG very upset that the mechanics of their games are copied Epic Games. They stated that they are considering several options for further action and now, after eight months, decided to start a legal battle.
This is not the only lawsuit involving the developers PlayerUnknown”s Battlegrounds. They recently filed a lawsuit against NetEase in California for copyright infringement and trademarks related to the game.
Without seeing the specific details of litigation, it is difficult to say what are the chances of an actual breach. But given that used in PUBG mode – only clone of the previously released Minecraft-mods, H1Z1, and DayZ, it is difficult to understand what to expect of the developers.
The creators of PlayerUnknown”s Battlegrounds to the child afflicts many players in the product a huge amount of bugs, performance issues, cheaters. And such claims are unlikely to change the opinion of users in a better way. Given that Korea is the birthplace of developers and games, as well as the fact that Fortnite is a foreign product, you can expect a pessimistic outcome.
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