3D Realms withdraws Gearbox lawsuit

3D Realms’s lawsuit against Duke Nukem Forever co-developer Gearbox ended today when the company voluntarily withdrew its complaint.

The legal rowbegan in Junewhen 3D Realms claimed that Gearbox owed some $2 million in unpaid royalties as part of the 2010 agreement that gave the studio license for the Duke Nukem IP. The suit also argued that Gearbox hadn’t taken over a $2.9 million loan that was supposed to have been part of the deal.

3D Realms now says it’s all down to a misunderstanding”, and confirmed that it withdrew the case on September 11th.

After reviewing evidence regarding our business affairs, and without any money exchanging hands, we have satisfactorily resolved any and all differences that we perceived against Gearbox,” reads a statement from 3D Realms co-founder and CEO Scott Miller.

Develop has the full story.

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