Epic enabled a feature in its app which was not reviewed or approved by Apple, and they did so with the express intent of violating the App Store guidelines regarding in-app payments that apply to every developer who sells digital goods or services. "Through its Designer Understanding and unlawful strategies, Apple explicitly conditions the utilization of its Application Store on the utilization of its In-Application Buy to the prohibition of elective arrangements in an in essence unlawful tying course of action". And now, Epic Games CEO has now made a decision to share his views as well. In the case against Apple specifically, Sweeney argues that Epic is "fighting for the freedom of people who bought smartphones to install apps from sources of their choosing, the freedom for creators of apps to distribute them as they choose, and the freedom of both groups to do business directly".
Fortnite-maker Epic Games is considering legal proceedings against Google after getting removed from the Google Play app store, hours after doing the same thing with Apple.
The controversy arose Thursday when both Apple (AAPL) and Google (GOOG) kicked Fortnite out of their app stores. He also condemned the leading companies by 30% cut on in-app purchases and transactions.
This update was first available in April.
The defense is factually accurate. iPhones and Macs have much lower global market share than Android and Windows devices, and Apple executives often say that consumers can access whatever software they desire on those competing devices or via the web browser on iPhones.
In counter, subsequent to being prohibited by Google and Apple, Epic Games has now sued both these organizations.
We asked Apple to reduce its 30% App Store tax or allow us to offer Facebook Pay so we could absorb all costs for businesses struggling during COVID-19. In addition, it is written that the requests are rejected and only 70 percent of the income they earn will be paid to the businesses.
After Facebook, which joined Spotify and Tinder, which supported Apple's policy after Epic Games, this list is expected to lengthen, especially with the participation of companies affected by this commission. Let's see after these steps, will Apple make a move for 30 percent commission?