On Sunday, we ran a story about a 14 year-old Fortnite player being taken to court by Epic. We first reported that he was one of an original two alleged cheats; he is in fact among a larger group of players also being sued by the company. The story has been updated to reflect this. We apologise for the error.
When I wrote how much I enjoyed the mother’s take on the matter and how Epic bungled their suit, I got some negative responses insisting that the kid actually invented and sold the hack, which was nowhere in the original article.
Is that true? I feel like there needs to be more elaboration on the position of the kid and the nature of the suit and why/how it targeted him.