Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday January 12, 2016

Epic Erroneously Blocks Man For Being On U.S. Watchlist

If you have a name that matches anyone on the Specially Designated Nationals list, creating an Epic Games account is a no go.

"When I went to the website to register for an account, I hit submit and that's when I faced the red text. I was shocked," Dr. Khan tells Gamasutra via email. "Initially, I thought I had been hacked. I literally stopped everything and told myself verbally out loud, 'What the heck?' I felt dehumanized and discriminated against. Frankly, it hurt."