Epic Games escalates fight against Apple with EU antitrust complaint

Fortnite creator Epic Games has taken its fight against Apple to European Union antitrust regulators, escalating its dispute with the iPhone maker over its App Store payment system and control over app downloads. The two companies have been locked in a legal dispute since August, when the game maker tried to avoid Apple’s 30% fee… Read More Epic Games escalates fight against Apple with EU antitrust complaint

Apple to launch program to lower App Store fees for small developers

Apple Inc said on Wednesday it plans to start a program to lower its App Store commissions for software developers who make $1 million or less in proceeds each year from the store, but some of the company’s critics called the move “window dressing.” Apple takes a 30% cut of most purchases made on the… Read More Apple to launch program to lower App Store fees for small developers

Apple files counter suit against Epic Games over app store dispute

Apple Inc on Tuesday filed counter claims against “Fortnite” creator Epic Games asking for lost App Store fees and other damages, and seeking an order to stop the game maker from operating its own in-app payment system. Apple and Epic have been in a legal battle since August, when the maker of the popular game… Read More Apple files counter suit against Epic Games over app store dispute

Epic Games files lawsuit against Apple, Google for removal of Fortnite game from app stores

Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google on Thursday removed popular video game ‘Fortnite’ from their app stores for violating the in-app payment guidelines, prompting developer Epic Games to file federal antitrust lawsuits challenging their rules. Apple and Google cited a direct payment feature rolled out on the Fortnite app earlier in the day as the… Read More Epic Games files lawsuit against Apple, Google for removal of Fortnite game from app stores