Epic settles Fortnite and Rocket League loot box lawsuit

February 22, 2021
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Epic has confirmed it’s settled a class action lawsuit pertaining to the purchase of loot boxes in Fortnite and Rocket League, and will be providing in-game currency to affected parties.

As detailed on the accompanying settlement website, the lawsuit alleged Epic had “violated state consumer protection laws, prevented minors from exercising their contractual disaffirmation rights, and negligently misrepresented the value of its in-game items in connection with its Fortnite and Rocket League video games.”

Epic, for its part, “denies each and every allegation of wrongdoing, liability, and damages asserted in the Action, and Epic Games denies that the claims in the Action would be appropriate for class treatment if the litigation were to proceed through trial.”

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