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Riot Games sues Chinese tech giant NetEase for making a 'copy' of Valorant

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Riot Games has sued Chinese tech giant NetEase, calling its mobile game Hyper Front "a copy of substantial parts of Valorant," Law360 has reported.

On top of matching the format, NetEase also replicated parts of its character designs, game maps, weapon designs and more, Riot claims.

It brought the case to the high court of England and Wales, but is also launching complaints in Germany, Brazil and Singapore, according to Polygon.

Like Valorant, Hyper Front is a free-to-play first-person shooter that pits teams of five against each other in different modes.

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