The WestWorld mobile game that Bethesda claimed was a "blatant ripoff" of Fallout Shelter is shutting down following the lawsuit that Bethesda brought against its developer.
It will completely shut down on April 16 but you'll find it's already disappeared from Google Play.
HBO, for its part, vehemently denied that it or Behaviour Interactive, the developer it contracted for the Westworld game, had done anything wrong.
The first time Kotaku reported on the Westworld mobile game, this was the headline: Westworld's Video Game Looks a Lot Like Fallout Shelter.
There is also the fact that the two games are utterly similar at their core, despite the different gameplay details and the many new conventions introduced by Westworld.
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The distribution of the Westworld through the App Store or Google Play was halted on 15 January and that removed from both stores.
Android and iOS release Westworld Mobile has announced that it is to pull down the shutters in three months time.
A full statement regarding the game's fate was posted on Twitter.
The player-facing message from Westworld Mobile makes no mention of why the game is shutting down. "If you have any in-game currency, keep in mind to use it before the game goes offline on April 16, 2019." said the team in their official statement. A settlement was reached in the lawsuit earlier this month. Interactive Entertainment because they believed source code had been stolen from Bethesda's popular mobile game Fallout Shelter.
The lawsuit alluded to the striking similarities between Bethesda's Fallout Shelter and the gameplay elements and other features which seemed as though they were directly lifted from the Fallout game. In last year's lawsuit, the publisher claimed that Behaviour had leveraged "Bethesda's computer code, game designs, and other intellectual property as the foundation for the Westworld game".