Lawyers for The pokemon game developer are going to catch the people who leaked its information before its release.
Earlier this month, Pokémon Company International was particularly annoyed by posting photos of Pokémon never seen before in the Sword Shield Strategy Guide and 4Chan. The photos were also shared on mainstream social media networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Imgur, as well as popular video game sites Polygon and Dot Esports. The lawsuit alleges that developers found “a total of 300 web pages on dozens of platforms that link to websites containing leaked strategic guide pictures.”
Lawyers from Perkins Coie, a company previously hired by Google and other tech giants, wrote that these leaks caused “irreparable damage” to Pokémon, and the company “has the right to receive compensation, the amount will be confirmed at trial” “
Together with this company, four Discord users have also been investigated. The Pokémon Company will send both Discord and 4Chan subpoenas to determine who are these users who leaked the contents with the help of the courts.
This is the second time in two months that a major gaming company has resorted to court to deal with a leak. In October, the Fortnite developer sued one person, saying that he had revealed the secrets of the upcoming Chapter 2.