Fortnite – Cheater caught and forced to pay Epic Games

Epic sued a Fortnite cheater in court in Australia. This compelled said cheater to pay him damages, shut down his sleazy business selling cheat software, and publicly apologize for his actions.

Documents obtained by GameSpot revealed that Brandon Despotakis, or BlazeFN to assume his online identity, violated the End User License Agreement of Fortnite and its terms of use. He actually infringed Epic’s copyrights by illegally bringing accounts and cheat software to other players Fortnite stake.

This includes “aimbots, time-limited ‘Full Access V-Bucks’ accounts, and ‘inactive’ accounts that included rare and popular skins, as well as pre-completed battle passes, among many other illegal offers. “.

Apparently, BlazeFN also used artwork that looked a lot like Epic’s in its illegal store.

Regarding this situation, Epic released the following statement:

“The sale of compromised player accounts and cheating technologies jeopardizes the information of others and the experience of players who play fairly. We take the illegal sale of these items seriously and will pursue all options available to ensure our games remain fun, fair and never pay-to-win. »

BlazeFN also released its own statement, which reads as follows:

“Hi everyone, this is BlazeFN. Until recently, I sold cheat software Fortnite prohibited as well as player accounts Fortnite compromise. I won’t do it again because Epic Games got me and started legal proceedings against me in Australia.

I’m also subject to legal restrictions that will prevent me from doing it again in the future, and I have to pay monetary compensation that Epic will donate to charity.

I would like to apologize to the community Fortnite. What I did was illegal and gave players an unfair advantage over those playing by the rules. I will never do that again. »

BlazeFN then asked that no one contact him in the future about cheat software or player accounts. Fortnite.

100% of damages obtained by Epic will be distributed to Child’s Play, an organization that aims to improve the lives of children through the power of play.

Source – Traduction : Eurogamer

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