Major & Persistent Video Game Pirates Investigated by ESA
The Entertainment Software Association, an industry group representing Activision, EA, Epic, Nintendo and other major gaming companies, is taking a renewed interest in several major ‘pirate’ sites. All stand accused of large-scale distribution of pirated videogames so the ESA now wants to identify and track them down.
Counting gaming giants Nintendo, EA, Activision, Epic, and Ubisoft among its members, the ESA is an advocate for strong intellectual property protection and enforcement measures against piracy. This work includes submitting an annual report to the United States Trade Representative (USTR) where major ‘pirate’ platforms are nominated for ‘notorious market’ status.
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