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'Fortnite' may not return to iPhones for up to 5 years, if ever

Epic Games It sounds like "Fortnite" isn't coming back to the iPhone anytime soon. Epic says it won't bring the game back to the iPhone unless Apple allows alternate payment forms. Apple says it won't even consider allowing Epic back until the the companies' legal spat is over. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. It sounds like "Fortnite" won't be back on Apple's iPhone anytime soon. Based on the most recent exchanges between "Fortnite" maker E...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Mobile, Gaming, Lawsuit, Video Games, Entertainment, Trends, Epic, App Store, Litigation, iOS App Store, Epic Games, Apple App Store, Phil Schiller


Fortnite vs. Warzone: Which battle royale should you play?

Fortnite and Call of Duty: Warzone are battle royales with lots of similarities and differences. Here, we compare two of the most popular games in the world.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Call Of Duty, Epic Games, Buying Guides, Battle Royale, Fortnite, Call Of Duty: Warzone


Fortnite facing potential 5-year Apple blacklist, according to Epic

Apple issued another hit to Epic Games in their fight, allegedly blacklisting Fortnite from the App Store completely.
Tags: Apple, Gaming, News, Trends, Mobile Gaming, Epic Games, Fortnite, Apple Vs Epic, Epic Vs Apple


Fortnite remains blacklisted by Apple, according to Epic boss Tim Sweeney

Apple issued another hit to Epic Games in their fight, allegedly blacklisting Fortnite from the App Store completely.
Tags: Apple, Gaming, News, Trends, Mobile Gaming, Epic Games, Tim Sweeney, Fortnite, Apple Vs Epic, Epic Vs Apple


Apple Won't Allow Fortnite Back in the App Store Until Legal Battle Ends Due to Epic's 'Duplicitous Conduct'

Apple has no plans to allow Fortnite to return to the App Store in the near future, Apple's lawyers told Epic's lawyers this week. Further, Apple does not intend to consider requests for the reinstatement of the Epic Games developer account until the court's judgment is "final and nonappealable," a process that could span years. Apple provided this information to ‌Epic Games‌ after Epic CEO Tim Sweeney emailed Apple's Phil Schiller and asked for the ‌Epic Games‌ developer account to be reinst...
Tags: Apple, Epic, App Store, Epic Games, Phil Schiller, Sweeney, Tim Sweeney, Fortnite, Further Apple, Epic Games vs. Apple


Ben Rubin, who founded Houseparty, Meerkat and Slashtalk, will peer into the future of social at Disrupt

Ben Rubin understands where social is going. In fact, he understands it so well, he’s always there early. Rubin is the current CEO and co-founder of Slashtalk and an angel investor who scouts for Sequoia Capital. He previously founded Houseparty and Meerkat — apps that pioneered group video chat and mobile livestreaming, respectively — shaping massive social trends in their earliest stages. In 2015, Meerkat took SXSW by storm. The app seemed to have captured lightning in a bottle, and entrenched...
Tags: Social, TC, Facebook, Social Networking, Social Networks, Events, Tech, Epic, Sequoia Capital, Periscope, iOS App Store, Meerkat, Ben Rubin, Irl, Epic Games, Sxsw


Fortnite season 8 punchcards: A list of this season’s quests

Fortnite chapter 2, season 8 has changed the way challenges are handled. Now, you have punchcards to complete, and in this guide, we'll show you how they work.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, How-to, Epic Games, Battle Royale, Fortnite, Fortnite Guides


Everything you need to know about Fortnite chapter 2, season 8

Fortnite season 8 is live. and it comes with a host of new changes. Here's everything you need to know about the game's latest season.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Epic Games, Battle Royale, Fortnite, Fortnite Guides


Epic Games Pays Apple $6 Million as Ordered by Court

Epic Games today paid Apple $6,000,000 in royalties, ‌Epic Games‌ CEO Tim Sweeney said on Twitter. As part of the ruling in the ongoing Epic v. Apple legal battle, Epic was last week ordered by the court to pay 30 percent of the revenue that it collected from the Fortnite app using its illicit direct payment option. Back at the start of the dispute between Epic and Apple, Epic added a direct purchase option to the Fortnite app, skirting Apple's in-app purchase rules. This violation of Apple's...
Tags: Apple, Court, Epic, App Store, Epic Games, Sweeney, Tim Sweeney, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, Fortnite, Apple Epic, Epic Games vs. Apple, Epic Games Fortnite Epic Games vs Apple


Epic Games appeals last week’s ruling in antitrust battle with Apple

Fortnite maker Epic Games is appealing last week’s ruling in its court battle with Apple, where a federal judge said Apple would no longer be allowed to block developers from adding links to alternative payment mechanisms, but stopped short of dubbing Apple a monopolist. The latter would have allowed Epic Games to argue for alternative means of serving its iOS user base, including perhaps, through third-party app stores or even sideloading capabilities built into Apple’s mobile operating system,...
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Mobile, Apps, Spotify, Technology, Tech, Ceo, Software, Netflix, Itunes, United States, Computing, App-store, Judge


‘Fortnite’ Creator Epic Games to Appeal Ruling in Apple Case

(Reuters) -"Fortnite" game maker Epic Games on Sunday said in a legal filing that it plans to appeal a ruling in its antitrust case against Apple...
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Epic Games Freebies: Enjoy Nioh: The Complete Edition for FREE

Now you can get Nioh: The Complete Edition is FREE at Epic Games Canada! This is valid until September 16, 2021. Click here to get the FREE games.
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Top Stories: iPhone 13 Apple Event, Epic v. Apple Verdict, iPhone 14 Rumors, and More

Apple's biggest product introduction is right around the corner, with an Apple event now officially announced for next Tuesday, September 14! We're continuing to see a flurry of rumors about not only the iPhone 13 and Apple Watch Series 7 that we're expecting to see at the event, but also the iPhone 14 that's a whole year away. The other major piece of news this week was that a decision was finally handed down in the blockbuster Epic Games v. Apple trial. It was a mixed verdict with Apple win...
Tags: Apple, Featured, California, Top Stories, Epic, Young, Rogers, Epic Games, Ming Chi Kuo, Prosser, YouTube Apple, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, Pacific Blue, Ross Young, Jon Prosser, MacRumors Newsletter Each


Apple shares fall after new ruling in Epic Games fight

Apple investors are making their own determination following a legal ruling in its battle with Epic Games and there is no sign the saga...
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Epic v. Apple case shows just how much of the App Store’s money comes from games

The Epic Games v. Apple case has revealed an astounding estimate of the App Store's revenue numbers.
Tags: Apple, Gaming, News, Trends, Epic, Mobile Gaming, App Store, Epic Games, Apple V. Epic, Epic V. Apple


Judge rules against both Apple and Epic Games in antitrust case

Both Apple and Epic Games chalked up some wins and losses as a result of a recent court ruling. Epic plans to appeal, while Apple considers its plans.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, News, Trends, Epic, Epic Games, Apple App Store


Epic CEO: Judge's Decision 'Isn't a Win for Developers or for Consumers,' Fortnite Not Immediately Returning to App Store

The year-long dispute between Epic Games and Apple reached a milestone with Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers delivering a middle-of-the road verdict that isn't quite what ‌Epic Games‌ or Apple wanted. Apple will not be required to support third-party app stores as ‌Epic Games‌ pushed for, but Apple will have to let developers offer "buttons, external links, or other calls to action" to direct customers to in-app purchase alternatives. In a statement on Twitter, ‌Epic Games‌ CEO Tim Sweeney said that t...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Court, Epic, App Store, DPLA, Epic Games, Unreal Engine, Sweeney, Tim Sweeney, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, Horacio Gutierrez, Fortnite, Kate Adams, Epic Games vs. Apple


Apple drops, Netflix and Spotify pop after judge rules in favor of Epic Games in lawsuit targeting in-app purchases

Dursun Aydemir/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images A ruling in the Apple vs. Epic Games lawsuit sent shares of the iPhone maker down as much as 3% on Friday.The ruling said Apple must allow other forms of in-app purchases that would not be subject to a commission paid to the company.While shares of Apple fell, companies that rely on the app store to generate business surged, including Netflix, Spotify, and Roblox.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.Shares of Ap...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Trends, Markets, Netflix, Epic, Stock Market, Apple Stock, Movers, Epic Games, Apple Apple, Netflix Spotify, Matthew Fox, Apple lawsuit, Mover, Apple Stock Price


Epic Games vs. Apple Judgment Allows App Store Developers to Link to Alternative Payment Methods

A decision was reached today in the high-profile Epic Games v. Apple trial, with U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers ruling that Apple's anti-steering conduct is anti-competitive, and ruling in favor of Apple on all other counts. In a 185-page ruling, Judge Rogers said "the Court cannot ultimately conclude that Apple is a monopolist under either federal or state antitrust laws," but she said the trial "did show that Apple is engaging in anticompetitive conduct under California's compet...
Tags: Apple, Featured, California, Court, Amazon Kindle, App Store, Rogers, Apple Inc, Epic Games, Netflix Spotify, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, Nick Statt, Epic Games vs. Apple, App Purchasing


A judge just ruled a massive blow against Apple's App Store business

Apple/Rachel Luna/Stringer The judge in the case between "Fortnite" maker Epic Games and Apple issued a ruling on Friday. Apple must allow app makers the ability to monetize their apps without paying Apple. Epic has to pay Apple over $3.5 million in owed royalties, and still can't charge users directly. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The end of the months-long legal saga between Apple and "Fortnite" maker Epic Games finally came on Friday when Judge Yvonne Gon...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mobile, Gaming, News, Video Games, Entertainment, Trends, Epic, App Store, iOS App Store, Epic Games, Apple App Store, Sweeney


Epic Games asks Apple to reinstate Fortnite in South Korea after new law

Epic Games has asked Apple to rejoin its Fortnite developer account in South Korea as the U.S. game maker plans to re-release Fortnite on iOS in South Korea, offering both Epic and Apple payments side-by-side, said in a tweet on September 10. Epic has asked Apple to restore our Fortnite developer account. Epic intends to re-release Fortnite on iOS in Korea offering both Epic payment and Apple payment side-by-side in compliance with the new Korean law. — Fortnite (@FortniteGame) September 9, 202...
Tags: Apple, TC, South Korea, Japan, India, Tech, Epic, Korea, Apple Store, Epic Games, In-app Purchase, U S, Google Apple, Fortnite, Fortnite Twitter, Apple Epic


Epic Games Asks Apple to Restore Fortnite in South Korea Following Ban on In-App Purchase Requirement [Update]

Epic Games today said that it has asked Apple to reinstate its Fortnite developer account because it intends to release Fortnite in South Korea. South Korea in late August passed a bill that bans Apple from requiring developers to use its in-app purchase system. The bill forces Apple (and Google) to let developers use third-party payment methods to make purchases. ‌Epic Games‌ now says that it intends to release Fornite in Korea and offer both Epic payment and Apple payment options side-by-s...
Tags: Apple, Google, South Korea, Epic, Korea, App Store, Epic Games, Apple Apple, MacRumors Apple, South Korea South Korea, Fortnite, Fornite, Epic Games vs. Apple, Epic Games Asks Apple


Wave Goodbye to Houseparty

Houseparty, the video chat app that Epic Games bought and integrated with its Fortnite gameplay experience, will be shutting down soon, the company announced Thursday.Read more...
Tags: Science, Software, Epic, App Store, Epic Games, House Party, Windows Games, Fortnite, Fads, Video Gaming, Houseparty, Metaverse, Videotelephony, Technology Internet, Fads And Trends


Epic Games Asks Apple to Restore Fortnite in South Korea Following Ban on In-App Purchase Requirement

Epic Games today said that it has asked Apple to reinstate its Fortnite developer account because it intends to release Fortnite in South Korea. South Korea in late August passed a bill that bans Apple from requiring developers to use its in-app purchase system. The bill forces Apple (and Google) to let developers use third-party payment methods to make purchases. ‌Epic Games‌ now says that it intends to release Fornite in Korea and offer both Epic payment and Apple payment options side-by-s...
Tags: Apple, Google, South Korea, Epic, Korea, Epic Games, South Korea South Korea, Fortnite, Fornite, South Korea Apple, Epic Games vs. Apple, Epic Games Asks Apple


Fortnite season 7, week 14 challenges and how to complete them

Having trouble with the latest Fortnite challenges? Here's a list of the new objectives for season 7, week 14, along with guides for completing them.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, How-to, Epic Games, Battle Royale, Fortnite, Fortnite Guides


Fortnite challenge guide: Destroy alien eggs

One of the new challenges in Fortnite requires you to destroy alien eggs. In this guide, we'll show you everything you'll need to know to complete it.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, How-to, Epic Games, Battle Royale, Fortnite, Fortnite Guides


Fortnite challenge guide: Eliminate an attached alien parasite

One of the hardest Fortnite challenges for season 7, week 14, is for eliminating an attached alien parasite. In this guide, we'll show you how to complete it.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, How-to, Epic Games, Battle Royale, Fortnite, Fortnite Guides


Fortnite challenge guide: Activate a rift after purchasing it from a character

One of the new Fortnite challenges for season 7, week 14, requires you to activate a rift after purchasing it from a character. Here's how to complete it.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, How-to, Epic Games, Battle Royale, Fortnite, Fortnite Guides


Epic Games to shut down Houseparty in October, including the video chat ‘Fortnite Mode’ feature

Houseparty, the social video chat app acquired by Fortnite maker Epic Games for a reported $35 million back in 2019, is shutting down. The company says Houseparty will be discontinued in October when the app will stop functioning for its existing users; it will be pulled from the app stores today, however. Related to this move, Epic Games’ “Fortnite Mode” feature, which leveraged Houseparty to bring video chat to Fortnite gamers, will also be discontinued. Founded in 2015, Houseparty offered a w...
Tags: Android, Social, Mobile, Gaming, Facebook, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, Social Networking, Germany, Tech, Software, Computing, App-store, Exit, Epic Games, Online Games


Epic Games Is Shutting Down Houseparty Social Video-Chat App

Epic Games said it will shut down Houseparty, the live video-chat app that the company bought two years ago — evidently concluding that the app is not financially sustainable. Houseparty announced Thursday that it will discontinue the app in October. According to a blog post on its site, the team behind Houseparty is “working on […]
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