Aug 18, 2020

Fortnite: Epic files new injunction against Apple

Fortnite-maker Epic Games has filed a fresh injunction against Apple in its continuing dispute with the technology giant over its App Store policy. Apple removed Fortnite from the store after the game offered a discount on its virtual currency for purchases made outside of the app, from which Apple receives a 30% cut. Apple has given Epic two weeks to re-instate the in-app payments if it wants Fortnite to return to the store. Epic accused Apple of operating "a complete monopoly" over the one billion users of its operating system, which underpins all Apple devices, including the iPhone, iPad and Macbook. Apple responded Epic had itself benefited from being on the App Store and had "Grown into a multibillion dollar business".

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