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Fortnite maker sues Apple in battle over direct payments – Video – Source CNET Tech

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fortnight’s biggest battle yet is against Apple Epic Games.
The maker fortnight sued Apple after its game was removed from the App Store for iPhones and iPads.
The fight is over App Store fees and direct payments.
Fortnite added a way for players to pay for in game items directly to Epic instead of having players go through Apple, which takes a 30% cut of every transaction.
The doing direct payments is against Apple’s App Store rules, and so fortnight got the boot.
But Epic Games was ready for retaliation.
It aired a video that parodies Apple’s famous 1984 commercial.
Protesting when it called the App Store monopoly, and epic filed a lawsuit claiming Apple is seeking to control markets, block competition and stifle innovation.
Apple released a statement suggesting it does not support epics push for a special…

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