Game Maker Says Apple and Google Are Selling Fraudulent “Battlegrounds”

By Lauren Berg (January 12, 2022, 7:20 PM EST) – The developer of the video game “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” is suing Apple and Google in federal court in California, alleging that the tech giants are again selling a game that blatantly rips off of its popular battle royale game.

According to a 108-page lawsuit filed on Monday, Singapore-based Garena Online recently released its app called Free Fire MAX which copies Krafton Inc.’s “PUBG: Battlegrounds” and Apple Inc. and Google LLC have distributed hundreds of millions of apps. copies. of the infringing application via the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store.

Krafton, the creator of “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds,” says Garena’s “Free Fire” and “Free Fire MAX”…

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