Tag: Epic Games vs Apple

Apple-Epic Battle Has Drawn the Attention of German Antitrust Authorities

There is no denying that Epic’s Fortnite standoff has garnered a lot of attention. Epic rallied against Apple with a group of developers, and some of the other tech companies like Microsoft are reacting strongly. Amidst the controversy, Germany’s antitrust watchdog is keeping an eye on Apple’s App Store payment row. Moreover, the authorities are […]

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Apple Now Allows Developers to Suggest Changes to App Review Guidelines

In the recent past, Apple’s App Store review policy has come under the scanner multiple times. The company has now announced that it will be allowing developers to “suggest changes to the guidelines.” This way, developers will be able to voice their opinion and suggest changes to the existing guidelines. Apple has also added that […]

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Apple Terminates Epic Games’ Developer Account for Violating App Store Guidelines

Apple has terminated Epic Games’ developer account today as it had initially said after the developer had violated the App Store guidelines by adding a direct payment method to Fortnite. Apple had already removed Fortnite from the App Store after the violation but this move also affects other games from Epic Games that were available on the App Store. […]

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Apple Ready to Welcome Fortnite Back on the App Store

Epic Games had filed for a temporary restraining order (TRO) against Apple to prevent the Cupertino-based tech giant from terminating the game maker’s developer account and reinstating Fortnite on the App Store for iOS. After the hearing in court about the motion of TRO, Judge Gonzalez Rogers had sided with Apple, putting Epic Games in […]

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Apple vs Epic Games: Judge Inclined to Agree With Apple About the Removal of Fortnite From App Store

Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers who is overseeing the Apple vs Epic Games case in the US District Court for the Northern District of California. In the initial hearing itself, the judge made it clear that Fortnite’s removal from the App Store is Epic’s own doing and that the “irreparable harm” has been created by the company itself. […]

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Microsoft Says Apple Blocking Epic Games’ Unreal Engine Would Harm Game Creators

Apple and Epic Games are currently involved in a major legal battle, with the latter taking on the Cupertino company for its monopolistic App Store regulations. After Epic Games updated Fortnite with a direct payment method, Apple removed the game from the App Store. This was followed by Epic Games filing a lawsuit against Apple. The company […]

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Epic Games Asked for a Special Deal, Says Apple in Court

Epic Games had introduced a direct payment service in Fortnite for iOS for in-game purchases, bypassing Apple’s payment system, and thereby, violating App Store policies. Since Epic Games had violated the rules, Apple removed Fortnite from the App Store. In retaliation to Apple’s decision to remove Fortnite from the App Store, Epic Games had filed […]

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