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She says that Fortnite's terms require parental consent for minors, and that she never gave this consent.

As TorrentFreak - who shared the letter online - points out, minors can not be sued directly, which raises the possibility that Epic Games did not know his age when it went ahead with the lawsuit. Game developers often try to mitigate the effectiveness of cheaters by closing loopholes and patching up bugs that can be taken advantage of by unscrupulous players.

Well, it turns out that one of the people Epic is suing happens to be a 14-year-old boy and his mum has a couple of things to say about this.

Epic Games has filed a lawsuit against two players using prohibited software in Fortnite.

Also at issue is that notion that Epic says that it had experienced a loss of profits from the cheaters.

"Epic will not tolerate constant cheating and copyright infringement on the part of anyone and of any age", - said the representative of the company in comments to Eurogamer. The woman goes on to point out that Epic needs to provide direct proof of his son generating mass losses with his activities.

She takes issue with Epic using her son as a scapegoat, when the company should really be going after the cheat makers.

Epic Games took cheating punishment a step further than usual in October when it not only banned two Fortnite Battle Royale players for cheating but chose to sue them. She also claims her son didn't help create the software for cheating, as Epic alleges, but instead just downloaded it as a user.

"It is illegal to release underage individuals' personal information by any agencies", she writes. This week we're seeing a bunch of bug fixes while also a few new additions to the game itself.

In the end, the child's mother asks that the judge dismiss the case since "the infraction does not equate the suing of a minor by a major gaming company". Additionally, Epic is bringing back Mutant Storms in Save the World, which will reward you with tickets.

The lawsuit said the boy has used fake names to keep playing "Fortnite" despite being banned more than a dozen times and posting videos on YouTube showing himself using the illicit software and displaying links to a web site distributing the cheats. "As stated previously, we take cheating seriously, and we'll pursue all available options to make sure our games are fun, fair, and competitive for players". Rogers then proceeded to challenge this takedown request, which put Epic into the position of either dropping the claim or file a suit against him, with the latter being the company's choice.