Why Apple Will Likely Win This Video Game Battle

Rich Duprey, The Motley Fool
·5 min read
Why Apple Will Likely Win This Video Game Battle
Why Apple Will Likely Win This Video Game Battle

The legal battle between Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Epic Games isn't looking good for the Fortnite creator, which might be regretting its decision to do an end run around the tech giant's payment system for transactions made from apps downloaded through its App Store. The judge hearing the case recently said Fortnite can be kept off the App Store until a trial commences next summer, and even then the chance of getting reinstated looks bleak. Epic objects to Apple taking a 30% cut from sales made from in-app purchases via apps downloaded from the App Store.