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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Cosmetic Items Affect Gameplay, Says Lawsuit

Last week, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds developer Pubg Corp. launched a potentially industry-shaking lawsuit against NetEase , the creator of several battle royale mobile clones.

The company accused NetEase, the Chinese publisher behind battle royale games such as Rules of Survival and Knives Out , of violating copyright and trademarks it holds PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds .

Pubg Corp. is using this particular section of the lawsuit to assert that games like Rules of Survival have also ripped off the style of cosmetics offered by PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds .

Many players also rush to find it in pockets of loot across the map because of its effectiveness and so the suggestion that the Ghillie suit is a useful cosmetic is not necessarily news.

But this section of the lawsuit does raise a larger question about how cosmetic loot can affect gameplay even if it doesn’t provide any discernible buffs to attributes and stats.

However, as PUBG Corp’s comments about the Ghillie suit note, certain cosmetics can be used to benefit players, by camouflaging them in certain areas of a map .

PUBG Corp. may have only identified the Ghillie suit as a beneficial piece of loot, but what of the other cosmetic content that players can collect in paid-for crates?

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