Riot Games Nets $10M In ‘League of Legends’ Cheating Deal

Law360, Los Angeles (March 2, 2017, 6:36 PM EST) -- Riot Games Inc. scored a $10 million payout and a court-ordered ban on the makers of a software product that allows players to hack its popular “League of Legends” game, on Wednesday ending a suit alleging the cheats violated the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

California-based Riot said the makers of a service called LeagueSharp allowed players to see hidden information, play automated version of the game and accelerate through the game faster than would be possible for a human player, according to its August lawsuit.

U.S. District Judge Ronald S.W. Lew signed off on the injunction and settlement, which call for...

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