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Bungie and Riot, Devs Behind Destiny 2 and Valorant, Sue GatorCheats

'...unlawful, for-profit sale and distribution of malicious software products...'

Poorna Shankar Posted:
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It seems like cheat makers are going to have a tough time judging by recent news of Destiny 2 developer Bungie and Valorant developer Riot team up to sue GatorCheats.

Both studios are join plaintiffs in this suit as reported by PCGamesN. The have filed suit against Cameron Santos who is the alleged owner and operator of GatorCheats and claims that Santos has made, “hundreds of thousands,” of dollars.

The lawsuit complaint, which you can read here, wants to put a stop to,

“…the unlawful, for-profit sale and distribution of malicious software products designed to enable members of the public to gain unfair competitive advantages (i.e., to cheat) in the Games, and, thereby, to impair and destroy Plaintiffs’ Games, Plaintiffs’ overall business, and the experience of Plaintiffs’ player community.”

The lawsuit is seeking restitution, in addition to a permanent injunction against Santos and GatorCheats including,

“2. Requiring Defendants to shut down the Cheating Software and any colorable copies thereof, hosted at any domain, address, location, or ISP.

3. Requiring Defendants to deliver to Plaintiffs all copies of materials that infringe or violate any of plaintiffs’ rights, as described herein.”


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Poorna Shankar

A highly opinionated avid PC gamer, Poorna blindly panics with his friends in various multiplayer games, much to the detriment of his team. Constantly questioning industry practices and a passion for technological progress drive his love for the video game industry. He pulls no punches and tells it like he sees it. He runs a podcast, Gaming The Industry, with fellow writer, Joseph Bradford, discussing industry practices and their effects on consumers.