Fortnite developer reportedly suing cheating players

Battle royale genre explodes PUBG smashes more records

Epic Games claims they had to reverse-engineer and modify Fortnite's source code to do this, creating an unauthorized derivative work that's in violation of the Copyright Act. As such, Epic is suing two of Fortnite's most prolific cheaters.

Epic filed civil complaints Tuesday against two alleged associates of Addicted Cheats, a website that provides aimbotting services to players. But what's really interesting is that it's specific to Fortnite Battle Royale: I assumed that last week's player count was driven largely by the Battle Royale mode, but this would indicate that it's nearly all coming from that direction.

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"Let's be straight for a second, nobody likes playing with cheaters", wrote Epic Games in a blog post last week outlining the company's stance against cheaters. We are constantly working against both the cheaters themselves and the cheat providers.

While PUBG was the originator of the battle-royale craze, Epic Games saw the opportunity to benefit from the hype and released the mode both as a free-to-play - in retrospect, it was quite possibly the best thing the studio could've done. "We don't want to give too many clues about what we're doing, but we are rolling out tools and will continue to do so". The company has reported banning thousands of cheating players and doesn't intend to stop at that.

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No plans to stop, indeed.

The cheating players implicated in the case will face charges up to $150,000 in "statutory damages", according to TorrentFreak.

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Epic also highlights the fact that the cheater's are actively breaking the games EULA - "The software the Defendant uses to cheat infringes Epic's copyrights in the game and breaches the terms of agreements to which Defendant agreed in order to have access to the game".

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