PUBG Corp. sues Epic in a copyright battle between PUBG & Fortnite

 

They’re enjoying Solo and it is down to 2 gamers…PUBG Corp. (of PUBG) has filed a lawsuit towards Epic Video games (of Fortnite: Battle Royale), with the previous claiming the latter violates copyright.The Korea Instances stories that PUBG Corp., a subsidiary of Bluehole, filed an injunction towards Epic Video games at a Korean court docket again in January, on the similar time Epic started preparations to convey Fortnite: Battle Royale to the Korean market.“We filed the suit to protect our copyright in January,” a PUBG Corp. consultant confirmed, although no additional data was given.Again in September final 12 months, Bluehole CEO Changhan Kim voiced considerations over Fornite: Battle Royale, saying Epic Video games was aware of PUBG‘s improvement.“We’re going to get some technical support [from Epic Games], and we’re going to work with them to make sure Unreal Engine better supports battle royale gameplay which requires 100 people in one session, and now we’re starting to have concerns that they’re going to develop new features or improve something in the engine to support that battle royale gameplay, and then use it for their own game mode,” Changhan stated.“This is not about the battle royale game mode itself,” he continued. “There were other BR game modes earlier this year that were released, like last man standing or GTA 5’s battle royale game mode, and we never raised an issue, and I think it’s great that there’s more competition and everyone should be able to create their own battle royale game mode, and it’s not about the idea itself, it’s about Epic Games.”We’ll have extra on the copyright lawsuit because it’s made out there.PUBG is offered now on Home windows PC, Xbox One, iOS and Android. Fortnite: Battle Royale is offered on Home windows PC, Xbox One, PS4 and iOS.

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