Fortnite creator Epic Games launches Australian legal action against Google | Google

Epic Games has launched new legal action against Google in Australia over alleged anti-competitive behaviour after Fortnite was kicked off the Google Play store last year. It is the second such court action Epic has taken in Australia following similar court action against Apple, launched in November last year. Fortnite Continue Reading

Fortnite maker Epic Games sues Apple in Australia for App Store ban | Technology

The company behind the popular online video game Fortnite is suing Apple in Australia for allegedly misusing its market power by taking a slice of all revenue earned by apps on iPhones, iPads and Macs. Fortnite is a big money maker for Epic, with millions of daily users logging billions Continue Reading

Apple to reduce its cut from in-app purchases as it faces new lawsuit from Fortnite maker | Apple

Apple has announced it will reduce the cut it takes from every in-app purchase by half for developers that make up to US$1m (A$1.37m) per year, as the company faces a new lawsuit from the makers of Fortnite over the practice. Apple currently takes a 30% commission on paid apps Continue Reading

Fortnite could face year-long Apple ban, says Epic Games | Games

Fortnite could be banned from iPhones and other Apple devices for a year, the game’s developer, Epic Games, has revealed, as the court battle between the two companies continues. The scale of the ban was revealed in a legal filing from Epic, which asks the court to force Apple to Continue Reading

Fall Guys: Fortnite meets It’s a Knockout in UK video game hit | Games

Fat little jelly beans playing a neon-coloured version of the cult classic gameshow Takeshi’s Castle might not sound like the British answer to the craze that is Fortnite, but tens of millions of people have downloaded the London-made hit Fall Guys in less than a month since its release. “When Continue Reading

‘This isn’t the 1990s’: Apple under pressure from app developers | Technology

Facebook may be the home of international conspiracy theories, Amazon the bane of high streets everywhere and Google slowly tightening its grip on the entire web but it is Apple that is rapidly becoming the most friendless of the big tech companies. Even its attempts to make new allies are Continue Reading

Epic Games’ Attempt to Restore Fortnite on App Store Fails – Tempemail

Epic Games was hit with a set back after a US District Court Judge denied its motion to restore Fortnite to the iOS App Store. The popular game was removed after Epic Games launched a sneaky update that allowed it to dodge revenue sharing with Apple. Apple retaliated by pulling Continue Reading

Microsoft joins court battle between Apple and Fortnite maker Epic | Apple

Microsoft has joined the court battle between Apple and Epic Games, filing a legal brief supporting the Fortnite developer’s right to carry on developing software for Mac and iOS while the case continues. The submission, signed by Kevin Gammill, the executive in charge of supporting developers on Microsoft’s Xbox console, Continue Reading

Apple sets deadline in feud with Fortnite maker Epic Games | Games

Apple has given the Fortnite developer Epic Games less than two weeks to stop breaking its payment rules or it will cut off Epic’s access to development tools on Mac and iOS. The ultimatum puts Epic’s wider business at risk if it continues the standoff it started on Friday when Continue Reading