Bethesda, Behaviour Interactive resolve copyright infringement disputeLawsuit over similarities between Fallout Shelter and Westworld game settled “amicably”Rebekah ValentineSenior Staff WriterFriday 4th January 2019Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleBehaviour InteractiveBethesda SoftworksWarner Bros Interactive EntertainmentA lawsuit brought by Bethesda earlier this year against Behaviour Interactive and Warner Bros accusing the companies of copyright infringement has been resolved, though few details are available as to what that resolution was.”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,” reads the entirety of a press release on the matter sent today.Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games Bethesda initially filed suit against the two companies back in June, alleging that their mobile title, Westworld, infringed the copyright of Bethesda’s Fallout Shelter. It claimed Westworld “has the same or highly similar game design, art style, animations, features and other gameplay elements as Fallout Shelter, all of which are owned by Bethesda.” In addition, Bethesda pointed out a number of bugs in Westworld’s demo that were similar or identical to bugs in earlier versions of Fallout Shelter.At the time, Warner Bros pushed back, calling the allegations “untrue” and the accusation “baseless.”GamesIndustry.biz has reached out to Bethesda for comment.Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Daily Update and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesMicrosoft’s Zenimax acquisition approved by EUUpdate: European Commission has no concerns with the deal impacting the common marketBy James Batchelor 2 months agoOne Patent To Rule Them All | PodcastWe discuss the implications of Warner Bros’ Nemesis system patent, with Harbottle & Lewis’ Kostya LobovBy GamesIndustry Staff 2 months agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.