Bethesda settles Westworld mobile game lawsuit against Warner Bros

Bethesda settles Westworld mobile game lawsuit against Warner Bros”

It claimed in its lawsuit that Behavior copied its code "to compress its development timeline, reduce costs and quickly bring the Westworld mobile game to market". Interactive and developer Behaviour Interactive over intellectual property rights as Bethesda argued that Westworld was a ripoff of the studio's popular mobile game, Fallout Shelter. "As such, the assertions by Bethesda Softworks that Warner's Westworld mobile game improperly used source code from Bethesda's Fallout Shelter are as surprising as they are unsubstantiated".

No further explanation was offered. Following this discovery, Bethesda then filed a lawsuit against Warner Bros. which as of earlier today was still pending.

It explained that Westworld had similar "game design, art style, animations, features, and other gameplay elements" present in Fallout Shelter, which Bethesda owns. Fallout Shelter had originally been created under contract with the stipulation that none of the assets or code would be reused in other projects. Over half a year later, Bethesda and Behaviour Interactive have now stated that the lawsuit has been "amicably resolved". Entertainment, which is the publisher of the title.

In a press release, Bethesda said it has reached an agreement with Behaviour Interactive who developed the Westworld game and Warner Bros. Moreover, Bethesda's claims were dismissed with prejudice, which means that it can no longer file another case with the same claims. Westworld remains available as a free-to-play game on iOS's App Store and Android's Google Play store.

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