Tag: Epic Games

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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Judge Denies Epic’s Demand to Reinstate Fortnite on the App Store, Orders Apple Not to Terminate Company’s Developer Account

U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers has ruled that Apple will not have to reinstate Fortnite on the App Store. However, she has also ruled that the company cannot block Epic Games from providing Unreal Engine tech to other companies and delete its subsidiary accounts. The initial order notes that “Epic Games strategically chose to […]

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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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