November 13th, 2020
February 2020: A federal judge dismissed the complaint for failure to state a claim. Click here to read the court order. July 2019: This case was transferred from a court in California to one in North Carolina. (Case No. 19-cv-325, E.D.N.C.) February 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Epic Games, Inc. for allegedly using
March 27th, 2020
In March 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Sony Interactive Entertainment for allegedly not taking effective measures to prevent children from creating accounts on PlayStation Network and using their parents’ debit or credit cards to pay for in-game purchases in games that are free to download and play. The complaint claims that games –
July 2nd, 2019
In June 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Epic Games for allegedly misleadingly advertising the video game Fortnite as being free when, according to plaintiffs, the game is designed to get players to make in-app purchases for virtual supplies and game currency, among other things. (Doe et al v. Epic Games, Inc., Case No.
February 25th, 2019
In January 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Sony Interactive Entertainment for allegedly deceptively marketing games, including the popular video game Fortnite. According to the complaint, the company markets that the games can be downloaded for free or at a small cost when, according to plaintiffs, the games are “highly addictive” and designed to
September 16th, 2020
Class-action trend likens purchasing loot boxes in video games to pulling a lever on a slot machine.