The Pokemon Company faced some issues recently because of others’ decision to sabotage Pokemon Sword and Shield. Some unknown US people unveiled early photos of the upcoming Pokemon game on 4chan and Discord. The company has now intended a lawsuit against at least three people, according to Forbes reports.
Pokemon Company Sued Pokemon Sword and Shield Leakers
The leaked images display Pokemon Sword and Shield monsters and gameplay details on websites such as 4chan and Discord. The lawsuit states that those photos, which included photos of the game’s Gigantamax appearances for Machamp, Kingler, Eevee, and Garbador, and other new Pokemon characters, as well.
Those leakings constitute essential trade secrets that disturbed The Pokemon’s Company’s purposes to market the game leading up to its release. Also, they’re looking for attorney’s fees, losses and relief, and the prevention of the defendants from handling its confidential details in the future.
Moreover, the lawsuit doesn’t particularly distinguish any of the three people involved, so the Pokemon Company hired investigators to uncover their names. They even ask for help from Discord and 4chan websites. Another case of the leaked information was reported last month when Epic Games filed a lawsuit against a tester for unveiling Fortnite’s Chapter 2.
Pokemon Sword and Shield So Far
Pokemon Sword and Shield wowed when on November 15, was officially released. The role-playing video game developed by Game Freak and published by The Pokemon Company succeeded in impressing fans with a brand-new journey in the Galar region, based on Great Britain. Players have to reach objectives such as to conquer the opponent group, Team Yell.
Also, the game introduces 81 new Pokemon (13 local types of preexisting Pokemon), and a Dynamaxing and Gigantamaxing. Pokemon Sword and Shield are also reintroducing some features previously in Sun and Moon, and Let’s Go, Pikachu!, and Let’s Go, Eevee!, such as scouring Pokemon pictured in the overworld.