Bethesda and Warner Bros. Resolve Westworld Fallout Shelter Lawsuit

Entertainment. It sued Warner Bros. and Behavior Interactive, alleging that Westworld was a “blatant rip-off” of Fallout Shelter. Now it seems that the lawsuit has been solved. Bethesda claimed the resolution was”amicable” though details were revealed. According to a note filed in US federal court, both sides had resolved the dispute and had to pay their own costs and attorney fees. Furthermore, the very same claims can not be made again as Bethesda Softworks dismissed them with prejudice.

The notice, discovered by Polygon, was filed on December 12. Lately, Bethesda maintained that a Fallout Shelter bug, within an early build of this game was in Westworld. Meanwhile, Westworld rights operator Warner Bros. said that no code out of Fallout Shelter was utilized in its match. Westworld is still available on the App Store and Google Play as a free download. Fallout Shelter published in 2015 for iOS and Android before making it to PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch.

In E3 2018, Bethesda revealed that Fallout Shelter has reached over 120 million players. Concerning audience size, it’s the very popular game in the company ever, more than all the players to a lot of Bethesda Game Studios’ names combined.

On launching on iOS, the Fallout Shelter became the top downloaded game in 48 countries and the very best downloaded app of any kind in 25 nations. Fallout Shelter also became the third-highest grossing apps during its first week on the App Store, overtaking King’s Candy Crush. Additionally, it was among the best five top-grossing games around the App Store in 37 distinct countries.