Ubisoft has filed a lawsuit against Apple and Google based on their support of the Rainbox Six rip off Area F2. In a recent report published by Bloomberg, details of Ubisoft’s decision to use Internet titans Apple and Google were further expanded.
What Is Area F2?
Created by Kekua Games, Area F2 was first developed in early 2019 and was shown off to the public in late 2019. The screenshots and snippets of its gameplay made it seem like a very promising game. The game, developed by a subsidiary of Alibaba, was called a near carbon copy of Rainbox Six Siege in an L.A courtroom on Friday 15/5/2020. Ejoy and Keuka games have not obtained the explicit permission required to make the mobile version. However, this made Ubisoft lose money as the number of mobile gamers is very high.
Rainbox Six Siege is amongst to most popular competitive multiplayer games in the world. In addition to that, it is also Ubisoft’s most valuable intellectual properties. Rainbow six siege is arguably one of the most popular games of all time. It is ranked along with the likes of CS GO, Grand Theft Auto, and PUBG. It is a massively popular game with 55 million players. The game has tons of dedicated Youtubers and streamers that pull millions of views every day.
Ubisoft Files Lawsuit Against Google And Apple
Area F2 is copied from Rainbox Six Siege. Right from the operator selection screen to the final scoring screen and everything in between. Ubisoft’s competitors are constantly looking for ways to piggyback on Rainbox Six Siege for popularity and capturing the attention.
But now Ubisoft has officially filed a lawsuit against Apple and Google play store for making Area F2 available on their platform. Area F2 has practically lifted everything from Rainbow Six Siege
Apple, Google Refuse To Take Down The Game From Their Stores
Despite being notified of copyright infringement, Apple and Google have refused to remove Area F2 from their respective stores.