Riot Games Sues Chinese Tech Giant NetEase for Copying Valorant

Riot Games has sued Chinese tech giant NetEase, calling its mobile game Hyper Front a "substantial copy of Valorant."

In addition to adapting to the format, NetEase also replicated some of the character designs, game maps, weapon designs, and more.

allegations of violence. He has filed lawsuits in the High Courts of England and Wales, but also in Germany, Brazil and Singapore.

Hyper Front is a free-to-play first-person shooter in which teams of five compete against each other in various modes.

Riot pointed out that Hyperfront began development shortly after revealing the beginning of Valorant called "Project A" in October 2019. 

The beta version of codenamed Hyper Front has been released.