Overwatch wins China lawsuit over game clones

Abacus Dipublikasikan 13.11, 15/11/2019
Overwatch wins China lawsuit over game clones

Shanghai court fines makers of Heroes of Warfare and another Chinese game for copying Blizzard's blockbuster shooter

Images posted on the court's Weibo account show visual similarities between the clones and Overwatch. The ruling finds that the Chinese games copied core elements and designs from Overwatch, including character appearance, skills, map routes, and team composition.

These aren't the first games from China accused of ripping off overseas blockbusters. Over the years, we've seen Chinese titles that look similar to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Fortnite, Rainbow Six Siege and PUBG.

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