Indian game developer nCore Games refuted rumours that the recently announced multiplayer action game FAU-G (Fearless And United – Guards) is the brainchild of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput. In a commentary issued on their Twitter maintain, the company also addressed claims that the poster was once plagiarised.
“This commentary is being issued to address sure ongoing conversations/rumors on social media that FAU:G was once conceptualized by late actor Shri Sushant Singh Rajput, which is totally false and baseless. nCore was once founded in 2019 by an Indian entrepreneur Mr. Vishal Gondal and Mr Dayanadhi MG & others who have been in the gaming industry for over 20 years. It involves a team of over 25 programmers, artists, testers, designers who have worked on top gaming titles previously and are currently developing the FAU:G game,” the commentary read.
Clarification @vishalgondal @dayanidhimg @akshaykumar #FAUG pic.twitter.com/qVFMjv5Crt
— nCORE Games (@nCore_games) September 7, 2020
“Further, there are stories doing the rounds that the poster of our action game, FAU-G, is plagiarised. We wish to further clarify that we’ve got officially bought the license to use the image from ShutterStock. Additionally, this is just a teaser poster and we’d be releasing the official game Title Screen and in-game art soon,” it added.
‘Essential actions’ will be taken by nCore Games and its founders against perpetrators of the ‘baseless and fake news’, the commentary said.
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Final week, Akshay Kumar announced FAU-G, seen as a made-in-India alternative to popular multiplayer shooting game PUBG, which was once recently banned by the Indian government. The actor said that the game was once in fulfilment of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision for an ‘aatmanirbhar (self-reliant)’ India.
FAU-G will teach players approximately the sacrifices of Indian soldiers. Twenty per cent of revenue generated from the app will be donated to Bharat Ke Veer, an initiative that raises funds for families of members of the armed forces. The game is likely to be launched by the end of October and will be based on real-life conflicts encountered by the Indian security forces.
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