Apple & Google Ban ‘Fortnite’ Publisher Epic Games From App Stores; Epic Sues Both, Posts Taunting ‘1984’ Ad Parody – Update

Apple & Google Ban ‘Fortnite’ Publisher Epic Games From App Stores; Epic Sues Both, Posts Taunting ‘1984’ Ad Parody – Update
Updated, 6:45 Pm: Google today also barred Epic Games from its app store, which caters to Android users. As of late Thursday, neither was allowing the publisher’s uber-popular Fortnite game to be downloaded and installs on devices through their outlets. Epic then also sued Google. Read more about the case below.

Previously, 1:50 Pm: Apple banned Epic Games, publisher of the wildly popular videogame Fortnite, from its App Store on Thursday and Epic filed a lawsuit in response.

Epic enabled a feature in its app which was not reviewed or approved by Apple, and they did so with the express intent of violating the App Store guidelines,” Apple said in a statement provided to Deadline. “We will make every effort to work with Epic to resolve these violations so they can return Fortnite to the App Store.”

In a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern
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