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Epic vs Apple: All The Headlines

Judge rules in favour of Apple on nine out of ten counts, but Epic has filed to appeal

By GamesIndustry Staff

Apple won't let Fortnite back on App Store until court ruling finalized

Epic says it has paid the $6 million it owed the iPhone maker, but Apple responded it "will not consider any further requests for reinstatement"

By Brendan Sinclair

The many discussions around Deathloop | Podcast

Latest episode also discusses Epic vs Apple judgment and pays tribute to Sir Clive Sinclair

By GamesIndustry Staff

The Epic vs Apple judgement leaves much undecided | Opinion

Apple must allow app developers to point consumers at alternative payment methods - but there will be many more legal wrangles before the impact on mobile games is clear

By Rob Fahey

Does the Epic vs Apple judgement open iOS to more legal attacks?

Legal experts discuss the ramifications of the recent court decision in the ongoing dispute

By James Batchelor

Judge orders Apple to allow apps that link to external payment options

Update: Ruling on the merits includes additional insight on why Epic won just one of ten counts

By Brendan Sinclair

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, 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

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