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‘Fortnite: Save the World’ will shut down on macOS September 23rd

Epic Games Fortnite: Save the World — a castle building players-vs-zombies version of the game that preceded the battle royale spin-off — is becoming a casualty in the ongoing war between Epic Games and Apple. The two companies are fighting over Apple’s policies that mandate a cut of Epic’s profits and prevent it from including …

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Apple will let Epic Games users ‘sign in with Apple’ for a bit longer

Brendan McDermid / reuters A day before Apple was set to shut down the “sign in with Apple” prompt for Epic Games users, the company has retreated on its threat. Apple issued an indefinite extension on the matter, meaning for now, Epic Games players can still use “sign in with Apple,” but there’s no telling …

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Revisiting the spectacular failure that was the Bill Gates deposition

Enlarge Aurich Lawson When Microsoft backed a key motion filed two weeks ago in Epic Games’ antitrust lawsuit against Apple, it raised a few eyebrows. Two decades ago, the US Justice Department, 18 states, and the District of Columbia sued Microsoft on allegations the Windows operating system represented a monopoly that the company was wielding …

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Epic Games asks a court to make Apple put ‘Fortnite’ back in the App Store

CHRIS DELMAS via Getty Images In the latest development of the legal battle between Apple and Epic Games, the Fortnite developer announced it has filed for a preliminary injunction that would put its game back in the app store and restore its developer account. Today we asked the Court to stop Apple’s retaliation against Epic …

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Fortnite vs. Apple and Google Is the Internet’s First ‘World War’

What’s truly at stake is the power to shape and profit from the future of digital experiences. Today on the Brief: Jobless claims down and retail sales up The U.S. Federal Reserve is running distributed ledger technology experiments  The end of an era, as BitMEX begins KYC Our main discussion: the big battle brewing between …

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Huge video game companies are exposing Apple’s iOS hypocrisy

Tim Sweeney finally made good on his word. Epic Games is suing Apple over anticompetitive practices, after a calculated act of disobedience forced the App Store to block Fortnite from the iOS platform. On August 13th, Fortnite developers introduced an option for iOS players to make in-app purchases directly from Epic, rather than using the …

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Google pulled ‘Fortnite’ from the Play Store on Android

Chesnot via Getty Images Just hours after Apple pulled Fortnite from the App Store, it appears Google has followed suit in its Play Store. Epic Games updated its blockbuster title with an in-app option that included a discount if players pay them directly. This goes against the policies of both stores, however on Android, at …

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Here’s how cross-platform ‘Rocket League’ play will work

Psyonix Rocket League’s upcoming update is a huge one — it will not only make the game free to play on all platforms, it will also introduce cross-platform progression. Now, Psyonix has detailed how cross—platform progression will work for the car racing/soccer title and how you’ll be prompted to make an or link to an …

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