Valve is Being Sued for its Use of Haptic Suggestions in {Hardware} and Software program

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Valve has been sued by haptic suggestions firm Immersion Company. The topic of the lawsuit is Valve’s use of expertise that has been reportedly patented by Immersion Company within the Steam Deck, the Valve Index, SteamVR software program, and Half-Life: Alyx, in response to The Verge.

Immersion Company is citing various patents as a part of the lawsuit, together with 7,336,260, 8,749,507, 9,430,042, 9,116,546, 10,627,907, 10,665,067, and 11,175,738. As a part of its lawsuit in opposition to Valve, Immersion Company is searching for damages, royalties, and an injunction in opposition to Valve from producing the {hardware} and VR {hardware} talked about above.

Up to now, Immersion Company has struck licensing offers with various gaming {hardware} and software program makers, together with Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo. As a part of earlier lawsuits, corporations like Apple and Google have additionally settled with Immersion Company.

Valve just lately additionally noticed competitors within the handheld PC gaming market improve with the revealing and impending launch of the Asus ROG Ally. For extra particulars on that, right here’s all the pieces it’s good to know in regards to the upcoming handheld.