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.
PUBG Mobile adds first-person mode, Arcade mode, Royale Pass and more in its latest update. Big things are happening for those who play Playerunkown’s Battlegrounds on mobile. According to Tencent Games and PUBG Corporation, new updates are coming to the mobile version of the popular battle royale game, including a new first-person mode.
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→