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PUBG Creators Drop Copyright Lawsuit Against Fortnite Studio – Paste Magazine

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The creators of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds were none too happy with seeing another studio seemingly “copy” their game, so much so that the PUBG Corporation filed a copyright lawsuit against Epic Games back in January because of their hit game Fortnite. However, that fight seems to be over. According to Bloomberg, PUBG Corporation sent a letter of withdrawal to Epic’s lawyers, marking the end of their lawsuit in South Korea.

Read on – https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2018/06/creators-of-pubg-drops-copyright-lawsuit-against-f.html

Dear Bluehole and PUBG, You Can’t Own a Genre

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PUBG wants to take on Epic in want seems like an unnecessary battle.

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Unfortunately, when a big company like Epic decides to add the widely popular ‘Battle Royale’ genre from the game Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) to Fortnite, things get a little dicey. Bluehole, the creators of PUBG took offense to having their game copied, and even threatened legal action. But here’s the thing, you can’t copyright a genre, or at least you shouldn’t be able to. Continue reading Dear Bluehole and PUBG, You Can’t Own a Genre