Class Action

Fortnite Battle Royale

In March 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Sony Interactive Entertainment for allegedly not taking effective measures to prevent children from creating accounts on PlayStation Network and using their parents’ debit or credit cards to pay for in-game purchases in games that are free to download and play. The complaint claims that games – such as Fortnite Battle Royale – do not warn consumers about the in-game purchases feature and induces children to make in-game purchases without authorization from a parent or guardian. (Crawford et al v. Sony Interactive Entertainment, LLC, Case No. 20-cv-1732, N.D. Cal.)

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Legal Action

Sony Music

Sony Music

TINA.org joined other consumer advocates including UC Berkeley Center for Consumer Law & Economic Justice and Consumer Action in filing an amici curiae brief in a case against Sony Music alleging…


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Fortnite Save the World

Class Action

Fortnite Save the World

February 2020: A federal judge dismissed the complaint for failure to state a claim. Click here to read the court order. July 2019: This case was transferred from a court…

Fortnite

Class Action

Fortnite

In June 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Epic Games for allegedly misleadingly advertising the video game Fortnite as being free when, according to plaintiffs, the game is designed…

Sony’s Marketing of Fortnite and other Games

Class Action

Sony’s Marketing of Fortnite and other Games

In January 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Sony Interactive Entertainment for allegedly deceptively marketing games, including the popular video game Fortnite. According to the complaint, the company markets…


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Sony High-Resolution Audio

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Sony High-Resolution Audio

The The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is a self-regulatory body that monitors advertising in the United Kingdom. recently upheld a complaint that Sony deceptively advertised its high-resolution audio products on…

Sony Xperia SP

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Sony Xperia SP

The ASA has found Sony’s advertising for the Xperia SP phone to be misleading.