• Google will allow third-party billing services for apps and games on the Play Store in India

    7 days ago - By GSMArena

    Last year the Competition Commission of India slapped Google with a fine for restricting third-party payment services and was investigating the company for other anti-competitive behavior too. After Google's recent plea to the Supreme Court to block CCI's orders was rejected, the company has to change its agreements with phone makers and loosen the rules for users.
    Starting next month Android users in India will be able to use third-party billing services for apps and games. They will also be able to choose a different default search engine using a choice screen during setup. These...
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  • Fortnite on iOS and Google Play will be 18+ starting on January 30

    Fortnite on iOS and Google Play will be 18+ starting on January 30

    7 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Starting January 30, v13.40 of Fortnite on iOS and Google Play will become unavailable to players under 18, Epic Games has announced. Although Fortnite was removed from the iOS, macOS and Google Play stores in August 2020, the game is still playable by users who already had it installed, but it's been stuck on the v13.40 update. Players will also no longer be able to spend V-Bucks, the games in-app currency, beginning January 30.
    “We want all versions of our games to use the current suite of Epic Online Services including parental controls, purchasing defaults, and parental verification...
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