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Apple officially ends Epic Games’ development contracts, locking ‘Fortnite’ players out of future updates on iPhone and iPad

On August 13, the wildly popular game “Fortnite” got an update on Apple and Android smartphones that allowed players to bypass the companies’ digital payment systems. Instead of going through Apple and Google, payments went directly to the “Fortnite” studio, Epic Games. In response, Apple and Google pulled “Fortnite” from […]
Apple officially ends Epic Games’ development contracts, locking ‘Fortnite’ players out of future updates on iPhone and iPad
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iPhones with ‘Fortnite’ installed are being sold for as much as $10,000 after Apple pulled the game from the App Store

Last week, the wildly popular game “Fortnite” got an update on Apple and Android smartphones that allowed players to bypass the companies’ digital-payment systems. Payments went directly to the “Fortnite” studio, Epic Games, instead of Apple and Google. In response, Apple and Google pulled “Fortnite” from their digital storefronts and […]
iPhones with ‘Fortnite’ installed are being sold for as much as $10,000 after Apple pulled the game from the App Store
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Apple digs in on App Store battle with ‘Fortnite’ creator Epic Games: ‘We won’t make an exception for Epic’

Last week, the wildly popular game “Fortnite” got an update on Apple and Android smartphones that allowed players to bypass the companies’ digital payment systems. Instead of Apple and Google, payments went directly to the “Fortnite” studio, Epic Games. In response, Apple and Google pulled “Fortnite” from their digital storefronts […]
Apple digs in on App Store battle with ‘Fortnite’ creator Epic Games: ‘We won’t make an exception for Epic’
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The creator of ‘Fortnite’ says that Apple is threatening to revoke its ability to make iOS and Mac apps, and warns that it could cause big problems for other developers

Last week, the wildly popular game “Fortnite” got an update on Apple and Android smartphones that allowed players to bypass Apple and Google’s digital payment systems. Instead of Apple and Google, the payment went directly to “Fortnite” studio Epic Games. In response, Apple and Google pulled “Fortnite” from their respective […]
The creator of ‘Fortnite’ says that Apple is threatening to revoke its ability to make iOS and Mac apps, and warns that it could cause big problems for other developers
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‘Fortnite’ on Android had a critical security flaw that wouldn’t have happened if the game was released on Google Play

“Fortnite” launched on Android recently, starting with Samsung smartphones and expanding out to other major flagship Android phones. Instead of launching on Google’s Play Store, Epic Games opted to skip the storefront and distribute the free game itself. By skipping Google’s storefront, a critical security flaw was introduced to the […]
‘Fortnite’ on Android had a critical security flaw that wouldn’t have happened if the game was released on Google Play