THQ and Adidas settle exercise game lawsuit

Erik Johnson
THQ and Adidas settle exercise game lawsuit

THQ and Adidas have settled a $10m lawsuit over the fitness title miCoach.

The sports brand was suing THQ for failing to provide software for tracking exercise akin to Nike+ and Garmin running watches.

"Adidas and THQ have amicably resolved the dispute, which will allow Adidas to get the miCoach game to market without delay and without compromising any of its unique features," Adidas spokesperson Frank Thomas stated to Gamesta.

"Through the settlement, each party was recognized for and compensated for their important contributions to the game.”

THQ will no longer have the publishing rights to miCoach, which is now expected to be released through a new Adidas partnership.

Additionally, a THQ rep has issued the following response to GI.biz:

"Adidas and THQ have reached an agreement under which Adidas will dismiss its lawsuit against THQ and a third party will reimburse THQ for certain of its development costs incurred in connection with the MiCoach game, thus enabling the third party and Adidas to bring the game to market. THQ has no financial liability to Adidas or any other party in connection with the game."

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Tags: THQ , adidas , micoach , MCV USA

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