PUBG is Suing Epic Games Over Fortnite

<img src="https://https://static3.srcdn.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Fortnite-PUBG-Epic-Games.jpg" /><p>The Korean company behind <a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/playerunknowns-battlegrounds/"><em>PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds</em></a> is taking <em><a href="http://www.screenrant.com/tag/fortnite"><strong>Fortnite</strong></a></em> developer Epic Games to court. The Bluehole subsidiary PUBG filed a lawsuit in January claiming that Epic's free-to-play battle royale title is infringing on its copyright. While the <em>Fortnite</em> developer is based in America, their Seoul-based Epic Games Korea branch has been named in the injunction.</p><p>Both Bluehole and Epic Games had worked together in the past, but that relationship was damaged once the latter launched <em>Fortnite</em>'s battle royale mode back in September of last year. Shortly after the mode launched, Bluehole Vice President Chang Han Kim released a statement saying that the company was "<em>concerned that Fortnite may be replicating the experience for which PUBG is known</em>." In the months since release, Epic Games' third-person shooter has surpassed <em>PUBG</em> in both player count and revenue, which has presumedly hurt relationships between the two companies further. Additionally, Epic Games has teamed up with Neowiz Games, not Bluehole, to bring <em>Fortnite</em> to the Korea market in the second quarter of 2018.</p> <strong>Click to continue reading <a href="https://screenrant.com/fortnite-pubg-epic-games-lawsuit/">PUBG is Suing Epic Games Over Fortnite</a></strong><br /><br /> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://screenrant.com/fortnite-pubg-epic-games-lawsuit/">PUBG is Suing Epic Games Over Fortnite</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://screenrant.com/">ScreenRant</a>

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