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Bethesda Softworks - Fallout Bought Outright

by Dhruin, 2007-04-13 00:07:45

Bethsoft's original deal with Interplay for Fallout was a limited license, with Interplay maintaining ownership of the IP.  Word via Briosafreak's Fallout 3 Blog today is that Interplay sold the entire Fallout IP to Bethsoft on April 4th for $5.7m:

Under the APA, the Company sold all of its rights to the IP to Bethesda for a total amount of $5,750,000.00 payable to the Company, subject to various conditions, in three cash installments.[...]

In a complete reversal, Interplay now has a license from Bethsoft to develop a Fallout MMORPG.  Hit the link for the full post and a link to the original SEC filing.


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