Epic Games is Being Sued by PUBG Developers For Copyright Infringement

29 May, 2018, 19:11 | Author: Kristen Mcgee
  • PUBG Corp. is suing Epic Games for Fortnite’s Battle Royale similarities

"PUBG", which launched in March 2017, is a competitive online game where 100 players are dropped onto a map and forced to scavenge weapons and equipment while fighting each other.

According to the Korean Times, the lawsuit was first filed in January and it stated that PUBG. Bluehole, PUBG Corp's parent company, said back in September when Fortnite's Battle Royale mode launched that it was mulling action. And the publishers of the other big battle royale video game, Player Unknown's Battlegrounds, or PUBG, have been less than happy about it, making noises that they think they got ripped off.

Launched in March previous year as a Steam Early Access title for Windows PCs and since launched on the Xbox One console along with the Android and iOS mobile platforms, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has become one of the most popular multiplayer games around.

One of the deciding factors in difficulty between this week's challenges and last week's are mainly that there's nothing in this week's challenges that require you to complete a certain number of objectives all during the same match. It has a similar concept, but adds a building mechanic to the mix.

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"After listening to the growing feedback from our community and reviewing the gameplay for ourselves, we are concerned that Fortnite may be replicating the experience for which PUBG is known". It's also now the most-watched game on Twitch and YouTube. Meanwhile, "Fortnite" is now the largest free-to-play console game of all time, and it's dominating PC and mobile as well.

Earlier this year, PUBG sued Netease for allegedly basing two mobile games - Rules of Survival and Knives Out - on the ideas behind PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.

It is worth noting as well that PUBG actually runs on Epic Games' Unreal Engine 4.

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