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Epic Games wins appeal against Apple in Australia

Fortnite firm's antitrust lawsuit to continue after iPhone maker attempted to hold off court proceedings

By James Batchelor

What next from Epic vs Apple? | Podcast

The Game Attorney's Tom Buscaglia joins us on the show to reflect on the trial

By GamesIndustry Staff

Epic vs Apple - Week Three In Review: Who will the judge find in favour?

Legal experts mull over both parties' arguments, debate who made the stronger case, and ponder the implications of the final decision for the games industry

By James Batchelor

Epic vs Apple: All The Headlines

From Fortnite's removal to closing statements, here's everything you need to know about the industry-shaping antitrust trial

By GamesIndustry Staff

Epic, Apple make their closing statements as three-week antitrust trial comes to an end

But judge warns there's still "quite a bit of work to do" before ruling is made

By James Batchelor

Tim Cook: Having third-party app stores on iOS would be "terrible"

Apple CEO claims opening up its ecosystem would cause "huge convenience [and] fraud issues"

By James Batchelor

Tim Cook doesn't know stuff | This Week in Business

Apple CEO goes out of his way to avoid admitting basic information in Epic court case

By Brendan Sinclair

Apple software engineering head explains core differences between iPhone and Mac security

Craig Federighi argues that casual iPhone users are more susceptible to malicious attacks, therefore must be protected

By Danielle Partis

Apple asks court to disregard Epic's iOS "essential facility" complaint

Mobile giant claims Epic gave "no factual, expert or legal support" to its case and "has effectively abandoned this claim"

By James Batchelor

Apple spent $1m on Fortnite marketing, earned "over $100m" in commission

iPhone maker's games boss Michael Schmid also shares how Apple defines games and entertainment

By James Batchelor

62% of all App Store revenue is generated from game transactions

Fortnite players on iOS generated 13.2% of all in-game revenue in the time the game was available on the App Store

By Danielle Partis

Apple execs don't know if the App Store is profitable, "don't deny that it likely is"

iPhone maker confirms it took more than $20 billion in commission fees between 2008 and 2017

By James Batchelor

Epic vs Apple - Week Two In Review: Does the judge have a solution in mind?

Legal experts weigh in on the second week of the trial and the battle of the economists

By James Batchelor

Epic vs Apple trial will only affect 17% of iOS games

Apple Fellow reveals that three quarters of all games on the App Store are completely free with no in-app purchases

By James Batchelor

What is a game?

As Epic and Apple confuse the courts with their explanations, we reached out to developers and publishers to establish what defines a video game once and for all

By James Batchelor

Epic grills Apple expert on "frictionless" outside-app spending

Economist unable to back up claims about apps allowing users to make transactions through browsers

By Brendan Sinclair

Apple questions credibility of Xbox testimony

Update: Epic files opposition, Microsoft also working on a response

By James Batchelor

Sony, Nintendo, Roblox, Spotify and more request Epic vs Apple judge seal sensitive documents

Multiple parties have expressed concern about the antitrust trial exposing information that could cause competitive harm

By James Batchelor

Apple rejected 1 million "problematic" apps last year

As it looks to justify App Store policies in legal battle with Epic, Apple releases stats focused on security concerns

By Brendan Sinclair

Epic vs Apple creates uncertainty | Podcast

Latest episode also discusses Sony's crossplay clause and this year's digital-only E3

By GamesIndustry Staff

Epic vs Apple - Week One In Review: Epic still faces an "uphill battle"

Legal experts share their thoughts on the proceedings so far, and what to expect from the coming week

By James Batchelor

Epic Games claims Fortnite is at "full penetration" on console

Asserts that mobile with the biggest growth potential as it fights for restoration to iOS App Store

By James Batchelor

Epic reportedly offered $200m to Sony for PlayStation exclusives

The firm also reportedly started discussions with Microsoft and noted that securing first-party Nintendo games would be a "moonshot"

By Marie Dealessandri

Epic v. Apple shows games industry at its most absurd | This Week in Business

Minecraft isn't a game, Sony is tearing friendships apart, Apple taking 30% makes the world a better place, and other dubious claims aired in court

By Brendan Sinclair

FTC has looked into Epic's handling of children's personal information

Testimony in Apple suit indicates federal regulator has taken an interest in Fortnite publisher's privacy practices

By Brendan Sinclair

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