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PUBG takes legal action against Fortnite dev Epic Games for copyright infringement

29 May, 2018, 21:33 | Author: Vicki Mclaughlin
  • Fortnite vs PUBG: game giants ready for battle royale in court

PUBG'S assets are generic war stuff, while Fortnite has made a real effort to stand out. The two had shared an "ongoing relationship", according to Producer Chang Han Kim, due to PUBG being developed using Epic's Unreal Engine and that Fortnite's battle royale mode came after collaborative work between the companies.

The most recent blog post talked about adding many objects to the game's buildings that reflect the culture the map is inspired by, which should give it a more lived-in feel missing from previous tests. PUBG was not the first battle royale game, but it was the culmination of years of experimentation from Greene modding other games.

Michael "Shroud" Grzesiek and Dr DisRespect, best known for streaming battle royale game PUBG, look like they are getting their wish as files discover new personalized official weapon skins. "The PUBG community has and continues to provide evidence of the many similarities as we contemplate further action".

Without getting too deep into the weeds, PUBG is the brainchild of Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene.

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While you have to wait a bit longer for the new Shopping Cart, Fortnite's newest cosmetic items-the Brite Bomber outfit and the Rainbow Smash pickaxe, are available now from the in-game store. It filed a suit back in April against mobile developer NetEase, claiming two of its titles - "Rules of Survival" and "Knives Out" - copied "PUBG's" gameplay.

"Starting this week with the v4.3 update we will be updating the Weekly Challenges on every Thursday rather than with the update for the remainder of Season 4", Epic Games' community coordinator Nathan "JustMooney1" Mooney said on Reddit. Meanwhile, "Fortnite" is now the largest free-to-play console game of all time, and it's dominating PC and mobile as well.

PUBG Corp.is a subsidiary of the Korean games company Bluehole Studio.

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