PUBG Corp, the co-developers of the smash hit Battle Royale game, Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) has sued Epic Games, makers of Unreal and Fortnite over similarities with the game's mechanics. According to The Korea Times, the suit was originally filed in January with the Seoul Central District Court in Korea. However, while players might be having a good time, it appears that the developers of both games are arguing over one title copying the other.
PUBG Corp has taken Fortnite developers Epic Games to court in South Korea. This lines up with the statement that a PUBG Corp executive made back in September 2017, expressing concern that "Fortnite may be replicating the experience for which PUBG is known".More news: Scott Hogan should be sold by Aston Villa this summer
"PUBG" is in the headlines yet again after developers acknowledged their shortcomings in dealing with reported performance issues of the PC game.
There is no word on when the Shopping Cart will be added to Fortnite, but Epic has a history of announcing items via the news feed and releasing them in short order.More news: Virgil van Dijk: 'Liverpool must enjoy every bit of Champions League final'
PUBG, the game which released in 2017, broke all records everywhere and became a sensation overnight.
Admittedly, Fortnite did start off as a PvE game by the name of "Save the World" and did expand to the Battle Royale game mode late a year ago, there are really no laws that forbid other games to do so and it seems that Bluehole is fighting a very steep uphill battle. And we had this business relationship and we had trust that we would be getting continued support, and we were looking forward to working more closely with them to get technical support, maybe develop new features. There was no discussion.More news: Russia's Mr Novak says oil production curbs could be eased 'softly'
"We have also noticed that Epic Games references PUBG in the promotion of Fortnite to their community and in communications with the press".