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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


You Won't Be Able to Download Fortnite From the iOS App Store Anytime Soon

Epic CEO Tim Sweeney says Apple won't let Fortnite back in until all court appeals have been exhausted.
Tags: Apple, Tim Sweeney, Fortnite


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 let Fortnite back in the App Store, says Epic Games CEO

Earlier this month, a judge mostly sided with Apple in its court battle with Epic Games.
Tags: Apple, Fortnite


Apple won’t let Fortnite back on iOS until the Epic v. Apple verdict is final

Epic CEO Tim Sweeney revealed the conversation in a series of tweets.
Tags: Apple, Epic, Tim Sweeney, Fortnite


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


Balenciaga / Fortnite: Balenciaga X Fortnite

To promote uniqueness, authenticity and self-expression, Balenciaga and Fortnite decided to create their own digital fashion world. On September 20th, 2021, Fortnite players were able to become fashion icons and share their looks with the whole world. Inspired by authentic collections from the luxury fashion house Balenciaga, multiple items from the brand will be available to purchase directly in the video game. A new way for players to express t...
Tags: Advertising, Seoul, Balenciaga, Fortnite, Balenciaga Fortnite, Balenciaga X Fortnite, Balenciaga In association, London New York Tokyo


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


Fortnite collaborates with Balenciaga amid cultural appropriation controversy

Fortnite's newest collaboration is with high-end fashion company Balenciaga, but it may be more tone-deaf than it is fashionable.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Balenciaga, Fortnite, Fortnite Collab


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


1047 Games raises $100M on the runaway success of its debut title, Splitgate

When you’re hot, you’re hot. And 1047 Games is making the most of the heat generated by Splitgate, its first game and a now a breakout success. After working on a shoestring for years, the team has since May raised three rounds, the latest for a massive $100M. Co-founder and CEO Ian Proulx credited a dedicated community and, as he described it, “taking a Silicon Valley approach to running a game business.” At the time 1047 Games was founded, about 5 years ago, free to play (f2p) PC games were a ...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Gaming, Games, Funding, Tech, Silicon Valley, Creed, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Rocket League, Draper University, Proulx, F2p, Free To Play, Fortnite


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


Nobody really won in the battle royale between Apple and Fortnite

Epic Games partially gets what it wanted, but Fortnite might still never return to iPhones
Tags: Apple, Fortnite


NorCal Judge Rules Apple Can’t Force Developers To Exclusively Use App Store Payment System

(CNN) — Apple can no longer prohibit app developers from directing users to payment options outside its App Store, a judge ruled on Friday. The decision, which followed a contentious court battle with the maker of the hugely popular Fortnite video game, is a major blow to Apple — but the company also scored a partial victory as the judge stopped short of calling it a monopoly. Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers of the US District Court in the Northern District of California ruled on Friday that Apple ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Spotify, Europe, Japan, Technology, Cook, California, Senate, Court, US, San Francisco, Cnn, Netflix, United States, Epic


Apple Risks Losing Billions of Dollars Annually From Ruling

Mark Gurman, reporting on Friday's ruling in Apple and Epic lawsuit: So how much does Apple stand to lose? That all comes down to how many developers try to bypass its payment system. Loup Venture's Gene Munster, a longtime Apple watcher, put the range at $1 billion to $4 billion, depending on how many developers take advantage of the new policy. Apple depicted the ruling as a victory, signaling that it's not too worried about the financial impact. "The court has affirmed what we've known all al...
Tags: Apple, Congress, California, Tech, Mark Gurman, Tim Sweeney, Gene Munster, Fortnite, Kate Adams


Daily Crunch: Microsoft acquires tutoring platform TakeLessons for undisclosed sum

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Hi friends! Welcome back to the Daily Crunch — it’s September 10, 2021. Alex Wilhelm returns next week, so this is my last day as the captain of this ship. Captain of the Daily Crunch. Captain … Crunch? Oh no. Image Credits: evemilla / Getty Images Things I’ve learned: Email newsletters are more stressful than blog posts because you can’t fix typos once they’re ...
Tags: Apple, Google, TC, South Korea, Microsoft, China, Boston, India, US, Tech, Eu, Epic, San Diego, App Store, Alex, Nickelodeon


Factbox-Apple Vs Epic Case: Heated Arguments, Dramatic Calls

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday issued a ruling in "Fortnite" creator Epic Games' antitrust lawsuit against Apple Inc's App Store, striking down...
Tags: Apple Inc, Reuters, Fortnite


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


Judge in Fortnite case orders Apple to loosen restrictions on in-app payments

Tech giant ordered to let developers steer buyers elsewhere, as judge finds Apple engaged in ‘anticompetitive conduct’ over app store purchases
Tags: Apple, Fortnite


U.S. Judge in 'Fortnite' Case Strikes Down Apple's In-App Payment Restrictions

By Stephen Nellis(Reuters) -A U.S. judge on Friday issued a ruling in "Fortnite" creator Epic Games' antitrust lawsuit against Apple Inc's App...
Tags: Apple Inc, Fortnite, Stephen Nellis Reuters


Judge in Epic Suit Says Apple Restrictions Anti-Competitive

A U.S. judge on Friday issued a ruling in "Fortnite" creator Epic Games' antitrust lawsuit against Apple's App Store, labelling Apple's conduct in enforcing anti-steering restrictions as anticompetitive. From a report: The case may determine whether Apple is allowed to retain control over what apps appear on its iPhones and whether it is allowed to charge commissions to developers. The Verge adds: Judge Yvonne Gonzalez-Rogers issued a permanent injunction in the Epic v. Apple case on Friday morn...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Epic, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, Fortnite, 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


Apple won’t let Epic bring Fortnite back to South Korea’s App Store

Epic had asked for its developer account to be reinstated so it could re-release Fortnite in South Korea.
Tags: South Korea, Fortnite


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


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