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‘Red Dead Redemption’ Maker Sues Over Unauthorized PC Version

Dec. 27, 2019, 3:01 PM

The maker of the hit “Red Dead Redemption” video game series sued a man in Manhattan federal court for developing an unauthorized PC version of the original game.

Take-Two Software Interactive Inc. has never released Red Dead Redemption on PC, and Johnathan Wyckoff is allegedly developing a program that recreates it in the PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2, “destroying the market for an official, updated version” of the game.

“This significant alteration to RDRII would dramatically change the RDRII game experience, reduce the interest of players in purchasing a future RDRI PC version or RDRII add-on map product, ...