Fortnite, which adds a direct payment option in the game, was dropped from both the App Store and Google Play last week. It looks like the battle between Epic Games and Apple, the developer of Fortnite, will continue to grow.
Epic Games, which added a direct payment option within Fortnite to prevent Apple and Google from taking commissions, has filed a lawsuit against both Apple and Google after Fortnite was kicked out of its app stores. Today, Epic Games has filed a second lawsuit against Apple.
The reason for the second lawsuit is the developer accounts. Not only did Apple remove the Fortnite game from the App Store, it also announced on August 28 that Epic Games would close all developer accounts and remove it from the company's iOS and Mac development tools.
In a tweet about the incident, Epic Games announced that it had appealed to the court to stop this retaliation. The closure of all Epic Games ' developer accounts and the company's divestment of iOS and Mac development tools could cause irreparable damage to Epic Games, Epic Games said in a statement.
Epic Games ' removal from iOS and Mac development tools may also cause problems with the use of the company's game engine, the Unreal Engine software, Epic Games said, adding that the game engine in question 3. the party added that it was used by developers and did not violate any terms of service.
In short, if this problem persists, use the Unreal Engine Game Engine 3. party games can also experience hardship. Apple says the App Store is designed as a safe place for its users and a great business opportunity for all developers.
Epic Games looking for an ally
Adding that Epic Games is one of the most successful developers in the App Store, Apple also stated that it would not make any exceptions for Epic Games. When we look at the statements made, we see that the battle between Apple and Epic Games is escalating.
Finally, let's add that Epic Games wants to form a coalition against Apple. Epic Games, which is waging a war against the commission rate that Apple receives, is looking for allies. We will continue to inform you about the developments.