Epic is suing two alleged Fortnite cheaters

Just a week after it promised to come down hard on Battle Royale players that refuse to play by the rules, Epic Games is suing two alleged Fortnite cheaters.

According to two separate complaints filed to a North Carolina federal court this week (as spotted by TorrentFreak), defendants Brandon Broom and Charles Vraspir are connected to cheat provider AddictedCheats.net, acting as support personnel for the site. They are alleged to have used aimbotting software "with the deliberate intention of ruining the game for other players and players who watch streamers."

However, neither defendant is being sued for the actual act of cheating; rather, Epic is suing both parties for alleged copyright infringement, arguing that the defendants' cheating is "infringing Epic's copyrights by injecting unauthorized computer code into the copyright protected code".

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