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Epic Games gets itself epically banned, launches epic Fortnite death match with Apple over App Store's epic 30% cut

1 month ago   |   By The Register

Google yoinks smash-hit video game from Play store, too Epic Games, the maker of Fortnite, filed a lawsuit against Apple on Thursday accusing the iGiant of illegally monopolizing iOS app distribution and app payments...
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Fortnite pulled from Apple and Google app stores - CNET

1 month ago   |   By CNET

Fortnite maker Epic sues Apple after the tech giant removed the game.
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Fortnite banned from App Store as Epic Games sues Apple

Fortnite banned from App Store as Epic Games sues Apple

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Fortnite is no longer on iOS
Apple has removed Fortnite from its App Store because of a dispute over in-app purchases and Epic Games are taking them to court.
Epic Games is suing Apple because they've taken Fortnite off the App Store, as part of a long-running dispute regarding the 30% cut Apple takes from all in-app purchases.
On Thursday, Epic offered an option to buy V-Bucks, Fortnite's in-game currency, directly from them at a 20% discount. This is against the App Store guidelines, which state that all payments have to go through them, so that Apple can claim their 30% of the...
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Epic Files Suit Against Apple After Fortnite Removed From App Store

1 month ago   |   By FXCM

Yasin Ebrahim
Investing.com - Game developer Epic Games said it had filed a lawsuit against Apple after the tech giant removed the iOS version of its popular Fortnite game.
Shares of Apple were largely flat following the news.
Epic said it was not seeking monetary compensation from the lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, for the injuries it has suffered, but would seek to establish Apple's App Store as a monopoly, and pave a way to ensure it allows “fair competition.”
The lawsuit comes after Apple claimed Epic had enabled in-app payments in...
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'Fortnite's' Epic Games learned how to evade Apple's 30% rate before it got kicked off the App Store. Here's why developers have long been concerned by the fee

'Fortnite's' Epic Games learned how to evade Apple's 30% rate before it got kicked off the App Store. Here's why developers have long been concerned by the fee

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Apple just yanked the "Fortnite" app from its store after Epic Games added an in-game direct payment option for players.
The new option would mean that Epic Games could skirt Apple's standard 30% commission that it says it charges all developers in the App Store for in-app purchases.
Developers have long aired their frustration with the company, claiming the 30% fee gives Apple and its own services an unfair advantage in the market.
The "Fortnite" app removal comes as Congress continues to investigate Apple over whether or not the company benefits from anticompetitive business...
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Apple just removed 'Fortnite' from the App Store and the company behind the game fired back with a scathing video that roasts the iPhone-maker's most iconic ad

Apple just removed 'Fortnite' from the App Store and the company behind the game fired back with a scathing video that roasts the iPhone-maker's most iconic ad

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Epic Games, the company behind "Fortnite," aired a video on Thursday roasting Apple and its iconic "1984" television ad, after Apple yanked the game from the App Store.
Epic also filed a lawsuit against Apple on Thursday, claiming the company engaged in "unfair and anti-competitive actions."
Epic's video said Apple retaliated against Epic for defying "the App Store Monopoly" and urged "Fortnite" players to "join the fight to stop 2020 from becoming '1984.'"
Titled "Nineteen Eighty-Fortnite," the video was a clear reference to Apple's famous "1984" ad, in which a heroine destroys a screen...
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