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Apple completely bans Fortnite Publisher from the App Store

Apple completely bans Fortnite Publisher from the App Store

Apple bans Epic Games, the publisher of the popular Fortnite game. The technology giant had previously removed Fortnite from its app store, and now the publisher can no longer offer apps for iPhones and other Apple devices.

Apple closed the Epic Games account. The two companies have been fighting for two weeks for the 30 percent commission that Apple collects for purchases through its App Store, where users can download applications for their smartphone or tablet.

Epic Games had tried to bypass iOS, Apple’s operating system, payment system in Fortnite. Apple quickly removed the game from its range. The game developer filed a complaint about abuse of power by Apple.

The court has recommended Epic to abide by the App Store rules while the case continues. Rules that they followed for years until they created this situation. Epic refused, “says Apple. According to the technology company, the income from the commissions is used to protect the apps and users from piracy and fraud.

Epic Games, in turn, stated that it would continue to “fundamentally” fight for the freedom of developers and gamers.

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