Monday, 17 June, 2019

Bethesda Resolves Lawsuit Against Warner Bros Over Fallout Shelter

Fallout Shelter Lawsuit Fallout Shelter Lawsuit Involving Allegedly Stolen Code in Westworld Mobile Resolved by Bethesda and Behaviour Interactive
Sandy Mccarthy | 06 January, 2019, 23:16

According to the Fallout developer, the lawsuit was resolved "amicably". Interactive and Behaviour Interactive after Bethesda claimed their Westworld mobile title was very similar to their own game Fallout Shelter. What the details of that settlement are nearly certainly will never be known, but it's likely safe to say that it netted Bethesda a certain amount of money or a percentage of sales from the Westworld Mobile app. Bethesda sought damages and the shuttering of the Westworld game. While Warner Bros. Entertainment goes unmentioned in the update, the conclusive tone seems to indicate that the publisher was indeed included in the resolution. Additionally, Bethesda also dismissed its claims with prejudice meaning Bethesda will be unable to bring forth the same allegations in the future.

While nothing else has been confirmed, it's likely that the matter was resolved with a financial settlement.

Paine Keeps Sense of Humour Despite Long Day in The Field
Paine, however, found the lighter side of it as he not just halted to answer the call, but did it in the most savage way possible. "Rishabh I'm pretty sure nicked one and it would have been 6 for 330 and it's a different ball game", Paine said.

In the summer of 2018, it was revealed that Bethesda Softworks filed a lawsuit against Warner Bros. and Behavior Interactive for allegedly stealing design, artwork, and codes from Fallout Shelter to create their Westworld game. Last year, Bethesda accused the team of using assets from Fallout Shelter for the Westworld game, though now it looks like everything has been settled.

On top of that, there were some bugs in Westworld that were in an earlier version of Fallout Shelter, making a strong case for Bethesda's claim. Interactive and Behaviour Interactive over a mobile game based on HBO's Westworld series. Westworld remains available as a free-to-play game on iOS's App Store and Android's Google Play store.

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