- Ubisoft sued Google and Apple for allegedly offering “Rainbow Six: Siege”
- The complaint says “Area F2” is an “almost carbon copy” of “Rainbow Six: Siege”
- “Area F2” also copies “almost every aspect” of the valuable first-person shooter Ubisoft
Ubisoft Entertainment SA is suing search engine giants Google and Apple for offering their allegedly successful “fraud” online tactical shooter, “Rainbow Six: Siege.”
In a complaint filed by the Montreal-based video game company in a Los Angeles federal court on Friday, Ubisoft claimed that “Area F2” was a “close carbon copy” of “Rainbow Six: Siege” and that it was unlikely to be “highly disputed,” said Bloomberg.
The complaint further states that “Area F2” copied “almost every aspect” “R6S” from the operator selection screen to the final score screen and “all of them.”
“Ubisoft competitors continue to look for ways to support RS6’s popularity and to attract attention, and money, from R6S players,” he added.
Created by Ejoy.com, “Area F2” is being described as the first Close-Quarters (CQB FPS) First-person Shooter on mobile phones where players exchange bullets in “ultra-realistic environments as attackers or defenders.” The game has 20 plus agents, each with unique and exclusive gadgets from machine guns, explosive crossbow bolts for mine trips.
This game has been downloaded more than 5 million times on Google Play. Although most serve fans of other FPS games such as “Survival Rules,” “PUBG Mobile” and “Call of Duty: Mobile,” “Area F2” comes with a new style, complete with destructible environments, use of drones and multi-combat approaches dimension.
Meanwhile, “Rainbow Six: Siege” has continued to be the top of Ubisoft’s glory since it was released for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in 2015. The game won praise from critics, especially due to its damaging environment, map design, teamwork, and tactical . played.
This game even got into the world of esports. “Rainbow Six Pro League” was created by Ubisoft and ESL as a global tournament for Windows and Xbox One players in 2016.
Six Invitational in 2018 gathered 321,000 spectators on Twitch, while this year’s tournament recorded the highest prize pool in all “Rainbow Six” with $ 3,000,000 divided among 16 teams. North American Gaming Spacestation emerged victorious and took home a whopping $ 1,000,000.
Google has not commented on the lawsuit, while Ejoy owners Alibaba and Apple did not immediately respond to comments. This game is still available for download on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, said IGN.
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