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Apple asks court to reject Epic Games’ appeal, says Fortnite maker offers no alternative to App Store rules
Apple has asked judges to reject Epic Games’ appeal in the ongoing antitrust case. The company noted that the Fortnite maker has offered no reasonable alternative to the App Store’s current payment policies.
Apple wins reprieve from making changes to App Store as appeals court pauses previous order
An appeals court has granted Apple’s request to put the previous order on pause. It means that the company doesn’t have to make changes to its App Store policy, which would let developers add links to third-party payment solutions.
Fortnite introduces Party Worlds as Epic Games continues its shift towards metaverse
Epic Games has added new social experiences to Fortnite. Party Worlds allow players to hang out and participate in different activities together. This concept aligns with the company’s strategy to build its own metaverse.
Cloud gaming platform Anstream Arcade launches on Epic Games Store with over 1200 retro titles
Antstream Arcade has become the first cloud gaming platform to launch on the Epic Games Store. It has over 1200 classic retro games like Space Invaders or Mortal Kombat that will be available to users for free.
Rock Band creator Harmonix joins Epic Games to develop musical journeys for Fortnite
Epic Games has announced an acquisition of Harmonix, a studio known for its Rock Band series. The team will create special music content for Fortnite as a part of the game’s shift towards the metaverse. The financial terms of the deal remain undisclosed.
Epic Games’ fight against Apple and Google partly motivated by its metaverse ambitions
According to Tim Sweeney, the metaverse has a chance to become a “multitrillion-dollar part of the world economy.” And Epic Games’ ongoing battle with Apple and Google is a part of the company’s ambitions in this area.
Tim Sweeney thinks “Apple must be stopped,” plans to create single store for all platforms
Tim Sweeney has explained why he thinks the world needs a “single store that works with all platforms.” He also said that Epic Games is now working with other developers to create a service that will let users buy apps and games in one place.
Epic Games claims Google created task force to prevent Fortnite from releasing outside Google Play
Google reportedly created a special task force in 2018 as a response to Epic Games’ actions of trying to distribute Fortnite outside the Play Store. That’s according to the game developer’s latest legal filing.
Court denies Apple’s appeal and orders it to allow additional payment solutions on App Store by December 9
A court has denied Apple’s request to pause orders requiring the company to let developers add links to third-party payment solutions outside the App Store. It still must make changes to its policies by December 9.