Epic Games' Victory: Fortnite Returns to iPhones in Europe

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Apple relents in its dispute with Epic Games, allowing Fortnite's return to iPhones and iPads in Europe.

European regulators pressured Apple to comply with the Digital Markets Act, prompting the tech giant's decision.


Epic Games and Apple have been entangled in a legal battle since 2020 over in-app payment commissions

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Epic CEO Tim Sweeney has criticized Apple's DMA compliance plans and the exclusion of third-party app marketplaces.

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Fortnite remains banned from the App Store in the United States, highlighting ongoing tensions.

Apple reinstated Epic Games' developer account, enabling the launch of its online marketplace on iOS devices in Europe.

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The move signals the European Commission's commitment to enforcing the DMA and holding gatekeepers accountable.