Apple should allow app developers to use their own payment systems instead of Apple’s. That is what the judge in the case between Apple and Epic Games ruled on Friday. With that, Epic Games has achieved an important victory.
From pronunciation means that Apple can no longer demand a 30 percent commission on in-app purchases. That can cost the company a lot of money.
Epic Games provoked Apple a year ago by building its own payment system into the popular game Fortnite, against Apple’s rules. He then removed Fortnite from the App Store. Epic Games immediately announced a lawsuit.
Apple had already promised that companies such as Netflix can let users create a paid account via a link in the app. However, the new rules did not apply to games.
It’s not a positive verdict in every way for Epic Games: it still has to pay back 30 percent of some $12 million to Apple for breach of contract.
Epic Games also claimed that Apple violated US antitrust laws, but the judge found that going too far. It is expected that both companies will appeal.
Source: Nieuws – Emerce by www.emerce.nl.
*The article has been translated based on the content of Nieuws – Emerce by www.emerce.nl. If there is any problem regarding the content, copyright, please leave a report below the article. We will try to process as quickly as possible to protect the rights of the author. Thank you very much!
*We just want readers to access information more quickly and easily with other multilingual content, instead of information only available in a certain language.
*We always respect the copyright of the content of the author and always include the original link of the source article.If the author disagrees, just leave the report below the article, the article will be edited or deleted at the request of the author. Thanks very much! Best regards!