June 23, 2021

Sword And Shield Leakers Required To Pay The Pokémon Company $150K Each

A lawsuit dating back to 2019 has been settled.

In 2019, The Pokémon Company International filed a lawsuit against two individuals who leaked images of Pokémon Sword and Shield from an unreleased strategy guide prior to the new games' official release.

It seems justice has finally been served - with both defendants ordered to pay The Pokémon Company $150,000 USD each for damages and attorneys' fees. It turns out the defendants worked for a company that had been hired to print the strategy guide. They took the pictures on the job and then distributed them online via Discord.

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