Aug 27, 2020

Apple Fortnite players left behind in new update

People who play Fortnite on Apple Macs, iPhones and iPads are to be excluded from the game's latest update. "Apple has said they will revoke all of Epic's Apple SDK access for game development on Friday," he said. Apple had attempted to revoke Epic's access to its developer tools for the entire company but was prevented by a court ruling because Epic also makes Unreal Engine, a game development tool used by lots of creators. The row began when Epic issued an update for Fortnite that allowed players to buy the in-game currency, V Bucks, directly from Epic instead of using the Apple payment system. Apple takes a 30% cut from those payments - amounting to millions of dollars from Fortnite.

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