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Bethesda's Fallout Shelter Lawsuit Against Warner Bros. Has Now Been "Amicably Resolved"

06 January, 2019, 23:14 | Author: Rafael Roberts
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Bethesda's lawsuit that alleges the "Westworld" mobile game, developed by Behaviour Interactive and published by Warner Bros.

Bethesda Softworks and Behaviour Interactive jointly announced today that the parties have amicably resolved the lawsuit Bethesda brought against Behaviour and others related to the Fallout Shelter and Westworld mobile games. Fallout Shelter had originally been created under contract with the stipulation that none of the assets or code would be reused in other projects. Bethesda sought damages and the shuttering of the Westworld game. However, Behaviour Interactive was confident that no code from Fallout Shelter was used in their newer game that nonetheless shares several thematic elements.

Bethesda and Behaviour announced that they have reached an amicable settlement, though no terms were disclosed. While Warner Bros. Entertainment goes unmentioned in the update, the conclusive tone seems to indicate that the publisher was indeed included in the resolution. Entertainment and developer Behaviour Interactive, claiming that their Westworld mobile game was a Fallout Shelter rip-off. Bethesda and Warner declined to comment on the settlement. According to Polygon, though, a notice filed in federal court on December 12th said issue has been resolved and that both sides agreed to pay for their attorney's fees.


The complaint, which you can read here, claimed that Westworld took artwork, designs, and code from Bethesda's massively successful mobile title.

At the moment, Westworld is still available on the App Store for iOS devices and the Google Play Store for Android devices.

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