Epic and Apple's legal dispute over App Store practices will spread to Australia.After nearly nine months of protracted hearings and trials, Apple and Epic filed their complaints in the U.S. District Court in California on May 24. Both companies are awaiting a decision
by Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, but that does not imply litigation. It's over. Following Thursday's successful appeal by Epic, the case will soon be brought to the Australian court.At the center of the legal action is Apple's app store.
Epic's wildly popular Fortnite began with the xo iOS App Store in August after Epic built a direct in-game payment system. This would help bypass Apple's 30% fee for App Store purchases. Epic immediately sued Apple, accusing the company of anti-competitive behavior.
Epic argued that the App Store was a monopoly, with developers hoping to give their apps to customers none. The alternative was to go through the App Store and pay the associated fees. Apple called Epic's lawsuit a marketing stunt. and argues that the App Store gives developers access to a large number of iPhone and iPa