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Epic collaborates with dance creator on Fortnite emote

Developer changes tact after series of lawsuits over alleged copyright infringement dominate headlines

After fending off multiple lawsuits, Epic Games has opted to collaborate with an artist in the creation of a new Fortnite dance emote.

In a post on Twitter, dancer and comedian YouFunnyB revealed that Epic worked with him directly to include his popular Billy Bounce dance move in Fortnite.

Working directly with a creator represents a substantial change in approach from Epic Games. Previously, dance moves which were co-opted for the game were also given different names on the store page.