The designers and developers of the game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) has been claimed for copyright issues against the very famous video game fortnite. According to the developers of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds fornite has copied their content in the ideas and generalization.
Fortnite has been developed by a group that is known as one of the most popular and best developers of video games.
The team of developers behind the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegroups game said in front of the court in the South Korea whether how it is possible for the epic games to copy the intellectual property off others even after knowing that they are legal property of any other studio.
The game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and fortnite both have a huge fan following and both are being played and liked by a large number of audiences. The game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and the game fortnite both has attracted millions of people. The game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and the game fortnite both are the games of online battle. They both have the theme of “Last Standing Player’s theme in an online battle”.
Epic games still have not commented on any kind of lawsuit.
Very firstly, the game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds was released in the month of March, 2017. Behind this game developers had strong inspiration from the popular Japanese movie named as the “Battle Royale”. The theme of that movie was very unique. In that film government forced a small group of students to fight a battle until they got death or been succeeded. In the game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, up to 100 number of players land on an island through parachutes. And after landing they start a search to find weapons that are hidden at different places of island. After getting the weapons, they start fighting with each other. This fight goes as long as there exists only one player behind on that island.
While on the other hand epic game released its first version in the month of July, 2017. But the module of Battle Royale was not being the part of the game fortnite till September, 2017. But when we compare the game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds to the game , we can see that the fortnite has enriched graphic features. In this game up to 100 number of players also land on an island through parachutes. Similarly, after reaching on island they search weapons and start killing each other until only one person left behind. But it has one difference. In this game players can get wood and bricks type material to defend themselves.
Both the games have proved their level of popularity. But according to epic games, they claimed that the game fortnite broke the records of all other games and built a new world record by having 3.5 million players playing the game at one time. Before this record the game the game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds had a record of having 3.3 million players at a time.
Whatever the matter is this but the thing to notice is that the epic game fortnite is a free game for the user so a large number of people are moving from the game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds towards the fortnite. Because who doesn’t love the free entertainment?