Apple has filed legal documents opposing Epic's attempt to have itself reinstated in the iOS App Store, after having been kicked out last week for flouting its rules. Along with the pending account termination, Epic is not able to update Fortnite, which means that existing iOS users will not be able to take advantage of the next season of the game launching on August 27. If you have a few hours to spare, feel free to peruse that hashtag...
Epic kicked off the battle on August 13 by adding its own payment option inside the Fortnite app, thereby bypassing Apple and Google's fees.
"Nearly all of DCN members offer apps in the Apple App Store and, as noted above, many offer subscription-based access to a wide variety of content".
Epic's parody of Apple's "1984" ad, portraying the iPhone maker as a monopolist.
Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney previously said that Epic was not seeking a special deal from Apple and was instead fighting for "open platforms and policy changes equally benefiting all developers", but it appears that Epic did attempt to establish a unique relationship with Apple prior to when the lawsuit was filed. Epic will be removed from Apple's Developer Program on 28 August. "If developers can avoid the digital checkout, it is the same as if a customer leaves an Apple retail store without paying for shoplifted product: Apple does not get paid", Apple said.
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She described the correcting tweet as an attempt to "slip under the radar" and asked the network for corrective action. Still, there was nothing that prevented the congresswoman from mentioning Biden's name in her short address.
The full complaint can be seen here and we will be watching closely to see how this one develops because, just like the Epic lawsuit, could well change the way the Play Store operates in the future - and that affects all of us, not just the developers. Go get the chairs, I'll make the popcorn.
Epic Games says this cup is the final opportunity for everyone to play with everyone across "all platforms". For four hours, players will have the chance to earn the outfit, hat, or even a piece of gaming hardware like a PS4 Pro, Alienware gaming laptop, and more.
Epic Games is taking another jab at Apple with a dedicated in-game Fortnite tournament called #FreeFortnite, which will give away prizes such as non-iOS devices and anti-Apple merchandise. Players will need to compete as a Solo player in this cup for up to 12 matches to qualify.
If you are a developer are you ok with Google's Play Store practices?
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