Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
Customize
User Settings
Styles:
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:

Regularly scheduled events

Valve & VU Games Suits Settled

Valve announces they and VU Games have settled their legal disputes:

Valve and Vivendi Universal Games Settle Lawsuit

Bellevue, WA and Los Angeles, CA – April 29, 2005 -- Valve and Vivendi Universal Games (VU Games) today announced the settlement of a pending federal court lawsuit filed by Valve in August 2002. The parties have resolved their differences, and the settlement provides for the dismissal of all claims and counterclaims. Under the settlement agreement, VU Games will cease distribution of retail packaged versions of Valve’s games, including Half-Life®, Half-Life 2, Counter-StrikeTM, Counter-Strike: Condition Zero and Counter-Strike: Source, effective August 31, 2005.

Additionally, VU Games has notified distributors and cyber cafes that were licensed by VU Games that only Valve is authorized to distribute Valve games to cyber cafés and grant cyber café licenses. Cyber café operators that were licensed by VU Games have also been notified that any license agreement from Sierra Entertainment, Vivendi Universal Games or any of their affiliates or distributors that may have granted rights to use Valve games in cyber cafés, whether written or oral, is terminated.

Email Digg Facebook Twitter   Share More    


 

  
   Current Headlines
Tales from the Borderlands Released; OS X Edition Delayed
Steamship Ahoy - Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions
Steamship Ahoy - Haunted House: Cryptic Graves
Assassin's Creed unity Patch Three This Week
On Sale
Evening Interviews
Evening Consolidation
Evening Mobilization
Evening Metaverse
Evening Tech Bits
Evening Safety Dance
Evening Legal Briefs
Into the Black
Dead or Alive 5 Last Round for PC Revealed?
Steam Gift Trade Policy Changes
Gone Gold - Approaching Infinity
Ultra Street Fighter IV Patch Plans
The Crew Reviews Delay
Morning Crowdfunding Roundup
Morning Patches
  

 



footer

Blue's News logo