Epic Games took a Fortnite cheater to court in Australia, with the end result being the cheater apologizing publicly, closing down his business of selling cheated and compromised accounts, and paying Epic for damages, which the company will donate to charity.
According to documents obtained by GameSpot, the Federal Court of Australia determined Brandon Despotakis–better known online as BlazeFN–violated the Fortnite end user license agreement (EULA) and terms of service, infringed on Epic’s copyright, and unlawfully sold in-game accounts and cheats to other players. The ruling comes a year after the proceedings began in April 2021.
Listings for the illegal BlazeFN shop items include aimbots, limited-time “Full Access V-Bucks accounts” and “inactive” accounts that included rare or popular skins and pre-completed battle passes, among other illegal offerings. Artwork for BlazeFN’s various shop items were made to resemble Fortnite’s Item Shop.
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