“Today, Epic Games took the unfortunate step of violating the App Store guidelines that are applied equally to every developer and designed to keep the store safe for our users. As a result their Fortnite app has been removed from the store. 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.”
This sort of feels like one of those awesome drawings of a T-rex getting in a fight with a Triceratops, but instead of teeth and horns they’re bashing each other with money.
Epic was one of the companies that was at the forefront of legitimising mobile gaming on the App Store with the Infinity Blade series. How things have changed since then.
We’ll keep you updated as and when we hear more. What do you think? Whose side are you on? Make sure you let us know in the comments section at the bottom of the article.