June 26, 2021

Activision defeats WWE wrestler Booker T in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 likeness lawsuit

Activision has defeated WWE wrestler Booker T in a Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 likeness lawsuit.

Booker T. Huffman claimed unlicensed use of his character 'G.I. Bro' with the character 'Prophet' from Treyarch's Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 in a lawsuit filed in February 2019.

The lawsuit revolved around a poster Booker T commissioned and used to promote his 2015 comic, G.I. Bro and the Dragon of Death. The comic stars a "special operations hero called G.I. Bro". Prophet, from 2018's Black Ops 4, is a "cybernetically enhanced soldier". The image below compares the two characters:

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