ZeniMax wants sales ban Oculus Rift games after winning lawsuit
Game developer ZeniMax wants the sale of games for the virtualrealitybril Oculus Rift prohibit, after the company previously had a lawsuit won of Oculus-mother Facebook.
An American rechtbankjury convicted Facebook to pay 500 million dollars in damages, in a case that was about the stealing of trade secrets. The jury decided that Oculus founder Palmer Luckey, a confidentiality agreement has been violated.
Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg said earlier that the ruling no major financial implications for Facebook. But a verkoopstop would be a major setback for the maker of the VR technology, which is still in its infancy.
ZeniMax wants the sale stop of games that with a code of the company are made, reports Reuters. That code would Oculus have already delivered to developers of games for the Rift. The code would also be used in the Gear VR, the mobile VR goggles that Oculus and Samsung is developed.
A spokesman for Oculus said in the appeal to want to against the earlier ruling that, “legally weak and factually incorrect”. Oculus was in 2014 acquired by Facebook for $ 3 billion.