Destiny 2 streamer sued by Bungie for dishonest and harassment

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Bungie is consistently engaged on Destiny 2, releasing hotfixes and different updates to preserve the dwell service shooter updated with new content material and enhancements. Sometimes, nonetheless, the studio has to take a stand outdoors of the game itself. Bungie is at the moment suing a Destiny 2 streamer over repeated, detestable conduct.

The lawsuit, as noticed by TheGamePost, was filed in a Washington state district court docket — Bungie relies in Bellevue, WA, for reference. Streamer MiffysWorld, AKA Luca Leone, has been caught dishonest and repeatedly banned. Leone has created 13 completely different accounts to get round this, and furthermore, they’ve been promoting Destiny 2 emblems and associated social media accounts.

All of that pertains to the content material throughout the game. Beyond inflicting bother Destiny 2 itself, Leone has posted threatening messages towards Bungie staff. This contains expressing a need to “burn down” the Bungie workplace. At some level, Leone additionally lived a brief distance from Bungie neighborhood supervisor Dylan Gafner, who additionally acquired a veiled risk. Bungie is looking for damages in its lawsuit, however it’s additionally asking for an injunction towards Leone, which might bar contact with studio staff and neighborhood members.

This isn’t the primary Bungie lawsuit of the 12 months. A barrage of DMCA takedowns was inflicting bother for a number of members of the Destiny 2 neighborhood — a bunch totally allowed to make content material across the game, as per Bungie’s personal permission. Fraudulent Google accounts had been inflicting the takedowns, and Bungie promptly sued the group behind them upon discovering out.

Bungie has intentionally created a protected house for its followers and staff. Its tales have helped gamers heal from actual ache, and it took a really public stance on reproductive rights forward of the United States’ controversial rollback of its historic Roe v. Wade choice. It maintains that place, and that gained’t be altering in gentle of Sony’s finalized acquisition of the corporate.