Tencent Holdings Ltd.-owned Riot Video games sued ByteDance Ltd.’s Shanghai Moonton Know-how Co. alleging it copied “Wild Rift,” the cell version of its blockbuster “League of Legends” sport.
Tencent Holdings Ltd.-owned Riot Games sued ByteDance Ltd.’s Shanghai Moonton Know-how Co. alleging it copied “Wild Rift,” the cellular model of its blockbuster “League of Legends” activity.
Riot Games alleges Moonton lifted articles and advertising substance from the “League of Legends” franchises for its “Mobile Legends: Bang Bang” activity, which has been downloaded more than 500 million instances on Android.
“Moonton has used its copyist methods to develop and industry its mobile online video game, Cellular Legends: Bang Bang (‘MLBB’), which competes with Wild Rift using Riot’s possess substantial, expressive content in Wild Rift alone as very well as its trailers, marketing components, and other articles,” Riot claimed in the criticism, filed Monday in federal courtroom in Los Angeles. “Moonton’s actions constitute copyright infringement.”
A agent for Moonton did not right away answer to a request for comment.
In an emailed assertion, Riot Games stated, “This action seeks to prevent Moonton from continuing its deliberate and sustained marketing campaign to no cost ride on Riot’s hugely worthwhile League of Legends: Wild Rift and related articles.” The enterprise included: “This copying have to end.”