Mordhaus wrote on Jun 26, 2019, 14:22:
And let's all remember, the money that Epic is using to fund this expedition are from the vanity sales in a game mode they pretty much ripped off from pubg.
Fortnite was a struggling zombie survival game when PUBG was released "early access" in March 2017. PUBG quickly became the most popular PC game in the world and most popular game ever on Twitch at the time.
September 2017: Fortnite introduced a new game mode, Battle Royale, based on PUBG's format: 100 players, airship over the map, play zones that get smaller, crate drops, medkits and bandages, squad members getting "knocked out", etc.
Today: Tweets explaining how copying something is better for all of us...
It's what we call "The Blizzard Model:" Take an existing genre, refine it, add cartoony graphics, and it sells like hotcakes.
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