Ubisoft has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Apple and Google for “willfully” selling a “near carbon copy” game of Rainbow Six Siege.
The game in question is called Area F2, or AF2, and was developed by Ejoy, a Hong Kong-based developer that was acquired by Alibaba in 2017 as a push into mobile and online gaming. Ubisoft accuses that AF2 features a ton of similarities with Rainbow Six Siege and “virtually every aspect” has been copied — without authorization — from the critically acclaimed tactical shooter.
The court documents state that AF2 uses the same weapons and attachments, gadgets and equipment, operators, user interfaces, sound effects, selection and scoring screens, layouts and maps, and everything in-between. The court documents even go as far to state that the advertising materials being used for AF2 are similar to Rainbow Six Siege as well.
The combination and collection of all of these similarities…
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