PUBG drops lawsuit against Fortnite

As Tencent now owns a stake in both companies it was expected.

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Back in January, PUBG Corp moved forward with legal action against Epic Games, claiming their Battle Royale mode for Fortnite was "mimicking" several key elements of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. Now, it would seem the lawsuit was dropped, as reported by Bloomberg.

According to the report, PUBG Corp cancelled the legal case that was being handled by the South Korean justice, with no additional info being shared on the matter. However, since the case was first filed, Epic owner Tencent has made a large investment in Bluehole Studios, which would indicate the two entities have negotiated some sort of settlement on the matter. Regardless, PUBG Corp/Bluehole Studios and Epic Games are no longer in dispute.


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