• Epic CEO Sweeney feels the pressure during day two of the trial

    5 days ago - By Phone Arena

    AS the Epic v. Apple trial moves into the second day, the judge put Epic CEO Tim Sweeney on the hot seat Tuesday and discovered that Fortnite users had an alternative way to make in-app purchases while working around the Apple tax.
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  • Epic Games paid over $11 million for free games until September 2019

    5 days ago - By WMPoweruser

    The interesting documents given to us from the Epic vs Apple trial keep on coming, this time giving us information on just how much Epic Games paid for their free games up until September 2019. The document was spotted and tweeted by GameDiscoverCo founder Simon Carless, whos find lists all the free games that were...
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  • Epic says there's an App Store payment lockout - but Apple just sees friction

    Epic says there's an App Store payment lockout - but Apple just sees friction

    5 days ago - By The Verge

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge
    One of the Epic v. Apple trial's big keywords is “cross-wallet play.”
    In Epic's Fortnite , “cross-wallet” means you can buy in-game currency with real money on one device, then spend it on a different device. The latter platform doesn't get a cut of your initial, non-virtual financial transaction, which is why Nintendo and Sony don't support cross-wallet access on the Switch and PlayStation.
    Apple did support cross-wallet play before banning Fortnite last year - and on the trial's second day, that fact became a serious pitfall for Epic. Apple...
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