Epic Games vs Apple Fortnite Maker Wins In Australia

After series of hearings and trials that stretched nearly nine months, Apple And Epic Made their final pitches to a USD District Cout in California on May 24 Both Companies Now await Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers decision but that doesn’t mean the litigation is over after a successful appeal Thursday by epic in the case will soon be brought to an Australian court. Epic Games vs Apple Fortnite Maker Wins In Australia

As the centre of the legal action is Apple app Store Epic Ultra popular Fortnite was kicked of the IOS App Store in August offer epic built a direct payment system into the game that would allow it to bypass Apple 30% fee for app store purchase Epic sued Apple immediately accusing the company of anti-competitive practice Epic Argues that the App store is monopolistic that developers hoping to get their apps to customers have no choice but to go through the app store and pay the fees associated with that Apple calls the ethe pic lawsuit a marketing stunt and argues that the app store gives developers access to a huge audience of iPhone and iPad users

In November epic brought the issue to Australia Initiating proceedings against Apple by arguing that the iPhone Maker’s practices contravene Australia competition and costumers Act Apple was able to Appear against the suit in April arguing that the case should be settled in the USD District Court Epic quickly counter Appealed arguing that public policy concerns Justify a separate trial Australian Federal court ruled in favour of epic on Thursday

This is a positive step forward for Australian consumers and developers who are entitled to fair access and competitive pricing across Mobile app stores an epic spokesperson said we look forward to the competition in-app distribution and payment processing in Australia and Around the world. Epic Games vs Apple Fortnite Maker Wins In Australia

Apple plans to appeal the decision

The initial decision in April from Australian Federal Court correctly ruled that epic should be held to the agreement it made to resolve disputes in California we respectfully disagree with the ruling made today and plan to appeal a spokesperson said

In addition to the US and Australian Epic also sued Apple And google in the UK And the European Union A UK Tribunal in February Knocked Epic suit against Apple back reasoning that its court wasn’t the place for the issue to be resolved

Show More

Haris Qureshi

hello, my name Haris Qureshi I am 18 year old inter college 1st.year student college MG I live in Sehore mp. small town middle class boy part-time job write article on tradingjagat.Com and spend time with friends family love Gaming.
Notify of

Inline Feedbacks
View all comments