Epic Games, the maker of Fortnite, is taking on Google and Apple over in-game payment methods. Photo: Reuters/Brendan McDermidEpic Games, the maker of Fortnite, is taking on Google and Apple over in-game payment methods. Photo: Reuters/Brendan McDermid
Epic Games, the maker of Fortnite, is taking on Google and Apple over in-game payment methods. Photo: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

Epic showdown: Fortnite maker sues Apple and Google app stores over in-game currency payments

  • When Epic Games introduced a direct payment option in Fortnite, it bypassed Apple and Google stores, which usually take a 30 per cent cut
  • They removed Fortnite from their app stores, and now the matter is in the courts

Topic |   Apple
Epic Games, the maker of Fortnite, is taking on Google and Apple over in-game payment methods. Photo: Reuters/Brendan McDermidEpic Games, the maker of Fortnite, is taking on Google and Apple over in-game payment methods. Photo: Reuters/Brendan McDermid
Epic Games, the maker of Fortnite, is taking on Google and Apple over in-game payment methods. Photo: Reuters/Brendan McDermid
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