Judge dismisses Wolfire's antitrust lawsuit against Valve

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A US District judge dismissed the antitrust lawsuit filed by Wolfire Games against Valve.

As reported by Rock Paper Shotgun, the ruling was filed on November 19, with the document indicating that Wolfire’s complaint did “not articulate sufficient facts to plausibly allege an antitrust injury based on that market.”

The starting point of the lawsuit, which Wolfire filed in April, was that Valve utilises “anticompetitive practices and its monopoly power to force Wolfire and similarly situated personal computer desktop game publishers to pay [its] supracompetitive fees for the sale of their games.”

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