EA is currently locking legal horns with Zynga over claims that the latter copied The Sims Social. Lucy Bradshaw, general manager of the Maxis label as issued a statement thanking gamers for their support throughout the issue.
Posted on EA’s newswire, Bradshaw’s statement reads:
“Last week I posted a note to explain why I felt the need to pursue legal action against Zynga for their blatant copying of The Sims Social. The complaint is now on file in United States District Court in San Francisco.
“This action definitely touched a nerve in the gaming community. The response from peers within the industry, EA and Maxis employees and players of not only The Sims but all games in support of EA’s action was amazing and fast.
So here’s another post to simply say Thank You. Your kind words and emotional support add strength to my conviction that we’re doing the right thing.”