• Can You Still Play Fortnite On iOS And Android?

    1 month ago - By GameSpot

    Fortnite has been removed from the Apple App Store and Google Play , but that doesn't mean you can't play it on mobile devices at all. If you're a mobile gamer wondering if you can still play Fortnite on your iOS or Android device, here's everything you need to know. Can You Still Play Fortnite on iOS/iPhone/iPad? The short answer is: Yes. If you already have Fortnite installed on your iOS device, like your iPhone or iPad, you can continue to play it. However, you will be limited to the latest version you have on your phone. The most recent version is update 13.40 from Chapter 2, Season 3...
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  • Fortnite banned from Google Play Store following Epic payment protest

    1 month ago - By WMPoweruser

    Fortnite has been banned from the Google Play Store following the recent introduction of a new payment scheme that violates the storefront's terms and agreements. The payment scheme arrived under a new update that saw players being able to choose between Play Store Payment and Epic Direct Payment, the latter of which was 20% cheaper...
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  • Google Kicked Fortnite Off Google Play Hours After Apple Banned It From The App Store

    1 month ago - By Forbes

    Well that's 2 for 2 in a single day for Fortnite ...
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  • Apple bans Fortnite from App Store and Epic declares war

    Apple bans Fortnite from App Store and Epic declares war

    1 month ago - By The Next Web

    Oh dear, oh dear, today has been very exciting for Fortnite fans. Apple has banned the game from the App Store, and developer Epic Games has now retaliated with a lawsuit. Even that's not doing the acidity of this feud between the two justice. And now Google has also banned Fortnite from the Google Play Store. What the heck happened? Epic Games has defied the App Store Monopoly. In retaliation, Apple is blocking Fortnite from a billion devices. Visit and join the fight to stop 2020 from becoming "1984" - Fortnite August 13, 2020 Some backstory is necessary to understand what's...
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  • Why Was Fortnite Removed From The App Store And Google Play?

    Why Was Fortnite Removed From The App Store And Google Play?

    1 month ago - By GameSpot

    Epic Games and Apple are feuding over a move the Fortnite developer made without Apple's approval, which resulted in the removal of Fortnite from the App Store. If you've seen FreeFortnite trending on social media or caught that Nineteen Eighty-Fortnite video Epic posted, you're probably wondering what happened. Here's a quick breakdown. What Did Fortnite Do To Make Apple Mad? On Thursday, August 13, Epic Games introduced its own direct, in-app payment system for Fortnite across all platforms. Called the Fortnite Mega Drop , the new system implemented permanent discounts of up to 20% on...
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  • Google Has Removed Fortnite From The Play Store

    Google Has Removed Fortnite From The Play Store

    1 month ago - By Android Headlines

    Following Apple's decision this afternoon to remove Fortnite from the App Store, Google has followed in Apple's footsteps and has removed Fortnite from the Play Store.
    According to a Google spokesperson who provided a state to The Verge, Epic Games has violated its policies. To which it could no longer allow Fortnite to be distributed through Google Play.
    Google lays things out in its guidelines pretty clearly. Developers must use the Play Store's in-app billing for distribution of digital currency and other micro transactions. And Epic Games clearly violated that Play Store policy, once...
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  • Apple removes Fortnite from App Store, gets sued by Epic Games

    Apple removes Fortnite from App Store, gets sued by Epic Games

    1 month ago - By Pocketnow

    Epic Games announced a new payment system today called Epic direct payment that allows Fortnite players to save 20% on in-app purchases if they opt for it instead of paying via the App Store or Google Play Store. It uses the same payment system that is used to make purchases in the game's console and PC versions.
    The 20% price cut is not a discount. It is just the new price of V-Bucks or real-money offers in the game's console and PC versions, and can also be availed on mobile if players pay using Epic direct payment. Epic Games says Apple and Google collect a 30% fee on in-app purchases...
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  • Epic Games Has Waged War On Apple Over Fortnite Removal

    Epic Games Has Waged War On Apple Over Fortnite Removal

    1 month ago - By Android Headlines

    Epic Games has now waged war on Apple and is soon to be locked in a legal battle over the removal of Fortnite from the App Store.
    For some context, Epic Games released an update to Fortnite recently that came with its own in-game payment system. Meaning players could spend less money on in-game items through Epic's system. Instead of spending more money through Apple's App Store.
    Apple responded to this by removing Fortnite from the App Store. Stating Epic Games made the unfortunate decision to violate Apple App Store guidelines. Epic Games has now responded in its own way by filing a...
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  • Daily Crunch: Apple removes Fortnite from the App Store

    Daily Crunch: Apple removes Fortnite from the App Store

    1 month ago - By TechCrunch

    Epic Games takes on Apple, Instagram fixes a security issue and Impossible Foods raises $200 million. This is your Daily Crunch for August 13, 2020.
    The big story: Apple removes Fortnite from the App Store
    The controversy over Apple's App Store policies has expanded to include Epic Games and its hit title Fortnite. The company introduced a direct payment option for its in-game currency on mobile, leading Apple to remove the app for violating App Store rules.
    “Epic enabled a feature in its app which was not reviewed or approved by Apple, and they did so with the express intent of violating...
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  • Epic open fire on Apple with a Fortnite propaganda reel

    Epic open fire on Apple with a Fortnite propaganda reel

    1 month ago - By Rock, Paper, Shotgun

    The latest show to hit Fortnite ‘s Party Island isn't a blow-out concert or Chris Nolan flick. Somehow, it's weirder. Hop in front of Fortnite's big telly right now and you'll find a call to “ FreeFortnite” from the supposed tyranny of tech giant Apple, who today removed the battle royale from the App Store for sidestepping its revenue policies. Now, Epic are taking Apple to court - and they've got an in-game ad campaign to make sure public perception is on their side.
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  • Apple Bans Fortnite From Its App Store

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    The hugely popular game was removed by Apple after it said Fortnite's creator, Epic Games, violated its App Store guidelines.
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  • Apple sued by Fortnite creator Epic after game is pulled from App Store over payments commissions - CNET

    1 month ago - By CNET

    First, Epic added a new payment method to Fortnite, sidestepping Apple's systems. Then Apple banned the game from its App Store. Now Epic has called in the courts.
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  • Epic lawsuit vs. Apple's 30% App Store cut aims for leverage, pressure and a better deal

    1 month ago - By ZDnet

    Can Fornite rally social media, regulators and developers to take on Apple? Well the timing isn't half bad, but good luck staring down Apple.
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  • Epic Games is suing Apple over Fortnite, App Store policies

    Epic Games is suing Apple over Fortnite, App Store policies

    1 month ago - By Digital Trends

    The lawsuit comes the same day Fortnite was removed from the App Store
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  • Billion-Dollar Battle: Fortnite-Maker Epic Sues Apple For Payments ‘Monopoly'

    1 month ago - By Forbes

    Now this is war ...
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  • Apple sued by Fortnite creator Epic after game's removed from App Store over direct payments - CNET

    1 month ago - By CNET

    Apple appears to have removed the popular game from its App Store, following a move by Epic Games to circumvent Apple's fee for in-game purchases.
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  • Apple drops Fortnite from App Store over direct payment plan

    1 month ago - By Phys.org

    Apple has dropped the hugely popular "Fortnite" game from its App Store after the game's developer introduced a direct payment plan that bypasses Apple's platform.
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  • Apple has removed Fortnite from the App Store

    Apple has removed Fortnite from the App Store

    1 month ago - By Pocket Gamer

    And another one
    Epic has now released a video mocking Apple within Fortnite....
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  • Apple removes Fortnite from the App Store after Epic added its own purchase system

    Apple removes Fortnite from the App Store after Epic added its own purchase system

    1 month ago - By Phone Arena

    Has quite strict rules when it comes to App Store, so developers who want their apps on the iOS ecosystem must respect Apple's policies. That's one of the reasons Microsoft and, more recently, why Apple has removed Fortnite from the App Store.
    Epic Games introduced earlier today its own purchase system for Fortnite on Android and iOS, which will skirt Apple and Google's 30% fee on every purchase made through its app stores.
    The company a permanent discount on V-bucks, the in-game currency Fortnite is using to buy cosmetics, as well as other cash purchases in the game of up to 20%. ...
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  • Apple booted Fortnite from the App Store and now Epic is suing

    Apple booted Fortnite from the App Store and now Epic is suing

    1 month ago - By Pocket-lint

    Epic Games brazenly moved to an in-app payment system on 13 August in order to bypass Apple's controversial 30 per cent fee, and in response, Apple has promptly removed the developer's popular battle royale title, Fortnite, from the Apple App Store. Apple has been facing an increase in anti-trust complaints from several developers and publishers over the past few months. Epic CEO Tim Sweeney is among the many who have long called for changes to how companies like Apple do business with developers. The current escalation, therefore, seems like a planned approach on Epic's behalf. The...
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