Penalty is accepted as a default. Perez took Elusive down in 2018 After Take-Two contacted him and said he would donate to charity, but he did not pass on the requested financial records showing how much money he made from the deception. Take-Two filed a court decision after receiving no reply.
Critics accused publishers of abusing claims by overestimating the damage caused by deceiving creators from the commissions and intimidating others. However, there is little doubt that online codes affect many players, not just those who install them, and publishers can expect it to make legal decisions in their favor