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Apple also investigated by Department of Justice. US lawmakers address “serious competition concerns” in app store space
On September 10, a federal judge in California ruled that app developers can now direct users to payment options outside the App Store. That said, the court failed to “ultimately conclude that Apple is a monopolist.” Nor did the ruling force Apple into allowing third-party app stores on iOS. The iPhone maker was also allowed to keep its steep 30% commission. While Epic has lost on 9 of 10 counts, the Fortnite company might just have powerful…
Epic asks Apple to restore Fortnite developer account in South Korea. Apple says no
After South Korea amended its Telecommunications Business Act last week, Epic Games has attempted to bring Fortnite back to the country’s App Store. To that effect, Epic has asked Apple to reinstate its developer account on iOS. Apple, though, respectfully declined.
It was Tencent all along! How China’s tech giant inspired Epic to bypass Google Play, something Google hoped Tencent would help stop
While the news around the Epic antitrust legal battle have been dropping for months now, it is just now that the court documents have been shared in an unredacted form.
Among Us devs accuse Epic Games of ripping off map for Fortnite Impostors mode
This week, Epic Games introduced the new Impostors mode for Fortnite. If the mode’s name sounds familiar, that’s because Epic clearly drew inspiration from Among Us. Turns out, it’s not just the name. InnerSloth also found a lot of similarities between the original map of their game and the Impostors map in the famous battle royale.
Fortnite under scrutiny in Indonesia, while Egypt issues fatwa against Epic’s hit over “Kaaba destruction” content
On July 5, Sandiaga Uno, Indonesian Tourism and Creative Economy Minister, called for a ban on Fortnite. This happened days after Egypt’s Rabat-Al-Azhar Fatwa Global Center issued a fatwa against video games, and Fortnite specifically.
Apple earned over $100 million from Fortnite spending $1 million on marketing
An ongoing antitrust trial between Epic Games and Apple continues to shed light on the situation surrounding the two companies’ businesses. It’s been revealed that Fortnite generated $100 million for Apple while being available on the App Store.