Video game company Ubisoft has sued both Apple and Google, accusing the two of selling a game that’s a “near carbon copy” of its popular game “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege.” Ubisoft alleges that both companies are infringing on its copyrights by selling the game in the App Store and Play Store.
The game in question, dubbed “Area F2,” is developed by Alibaba’s digital entertainment company Ejoy. Alibaba acquired Ejoy in 2017 as a way to venture into mobile and online gaming. Alibaba first started promoting Area F2 last year, and it was released for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices last month.
As reported by Bloomberg, Ubisoft filed the lawsuit on Friday in federal court in Los Angeles. The company alleges that the Area F2 game is a “near carbon copy” of the popular game Rainbow Six: Siege.
“Area F2,” created by Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd.’s Ejoy.com, is a “near carbon copy” of Rainbow Six: Siege, and that …