Sigh. You can’t copyright an idea.
“PUBG Corporation is suing Epic Games in Korea in order to protect their copyright. The company contends that Epic’s Fortnite: Battle Royale infringes upon PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds copyrighted content.
“That’s according to a new report from the Korea Times. Apparently the lawsuit was filed months ago but only became public knowledge this weekend.
“I’m still scratching my head over the whole thing. I’m not sure what PUBG Corporation thinks they can achieve here. I’m not sure it’s a very smart idea to sue the company whose engine you happen to be licensing for your own game.
“The problem with this lawsuit is simple: You can’t copyright a gameplay mode or genre. If this was the case, every tabletop RPG after Dungeons & Dragons would have been sued into oblivion.”
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