Epic Games Sued a Fortnite Hacker for Copyright Infringement

Epic Games sued a popular GTA V and Fortnite hack Youtube channel, Golden Modz, for copyright infringement.

According to Epic Games, they injected code into the game which modifies the original, which is a clear violation of copyright law. Saying: “This is a copyright infringement, breach of contract, and tortious interference case in which the Defendants are infringing Epic’s copyrights by injecting unauthorized cheat software into the copyright protected code of Epic’s popular video game Fortnite.”.

Epic Games Believes Best Funding a Company Can Get is Microtransactions From Happy Customers

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In an interview with GamesBeat, Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney stated “the best type of funding a company can get: microtransactions from happy customers.” which gave their company “unlimited ability to invest in our technology, our games, and all the ecosystem around it.”.

Some Parents Are Hiring Fortnite Coaches For Their Kids

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WSJ reported that some parents are hiring Fortnite coaches to make their kids better at Fortnire, giving them $10 to $20 wage per hour. Saying “There’s pressure not to just play it but to be really good at it, you can imagine what that was like for him at school.”

Epic Games Released Sample Project to Show How to Develop High-End Mobile Games in UE4

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Sample covers:

  • Utilizing C++ and Blueprints together in a UE4 project.
  • Setting up and using certain aspects of UE4’s Ability system.
  • How to support multiple platforms like Android, iOS, PC, Mac, and consoles.

Get sample project here: