Apple vs Fortnite: Apple Bans Fortnite on the Apple App store for five years, Check More Details: Fortnite has been one of the most recent trending online games in the world. Recently, we have seen that the gaming organizations i.e Tim Sweeny CEO of Epic Games are clashing against Apple. This news has already become one of the most searched gaming topics. So, today we will discuss Apple vs Fortnite and will let you know why Apple bans Fortnite on the Apple Store for five years i.e Fortnite will not be available on iOS devices.
Tim Sweeny, CEO of Epic Games has revealed that Apple has rejected the request to reinstate Epic’s developer account. Apple has decided to ban Fortnite for five years. To understand the whole situation we have to go back a few years back. When Epic Games decided to go against Apple’s 30% payment fees. They protested by offering their own payment option. Thereafter, Apple decided to remove Fortnite from iOS devices. For this reason, Epic Games have lost their developer account and the game remains unavailable on Apple devices. This is the main reason for Ban on Fortnite by Apple.
This saga went to court and the judge has decided to give results on both ways They got the decision however, they were fined for breaching their contract also.
Apple lied. Apple spent a year telling the world, the court, and the press they’d “welcome Epic’s return to the App Store if they agree to play by the same rules as everyone else”. Epic agreed, and now Apple has reneged in another abuse of its monopoly power over a billion users.
— Tim Sweeney (@TimSweeneyEpic) September 22, 2021
Apple vs Fortnite: Apple Bans Fortnite on the Apple App store for five years, Check More Details:
Tim Sweeny has issued a statement on this “Fortnite should not be blacklisted for challenging an agreement containing terms the court found to be unlawful which Apple forces on all developers as terms of access to iOS. We’ll fight on. The need for regulatory and legislative action is clearer than ever before.”. He concluded “If Apple is now blacklisting companies for making statements, where does that policy lead them? To ban Spotify? Match? The New York Times?”
Tim Sweeny said that he will continue to fight Apple on this and he told that apple has lied and broken its promise. This is all about the ban on Fortnite by Apple. So, This fight is not at the end yet. Stay tuned for updates.