The first week of the Epic Games vs. Apple antitrust case is wrapping up, and Apple is going out swinging. The company is trying to get one of Epic Games' expert witness' testimony stricken from the record.
Apple bills the App Store as a refuge from a potential Wild West situation, praising the digital storefront's security and curated content. However, the years have not been necessarily kind in the latter's regard.
As the Epic Games vs. Apple antitrust case charges ahead, we've learned another juicy detail about Apple's business practice.
The Epic vs. Apple case has revealed that a touch-optimized version of Fortnite would return to Apple's platforms in October as a new release on the game streaming service GeForce Now.
In its fight to try and get xCloud on iOS and iPadOS, it turns out Microsoft led to an entirely different company's app getting removed from the App Store.
The hits just keep on coming. This time around it shows just how long Epic Games has been trying to get Apple to change its rules for the App Store. And it turns out it dates back to 2015.
Epic Games vs. Apple is going full-steam ahead. As such, even more details are being revealed. Today, it's Epic Games' CEO, Tim Sweeney, testifying and being cross-examined.
Right now, Apple and Epic Games are starting their trial of the ages. And yet, outside of that trial, a juicy detail has been discovered.
With the start of Epic Games vs. Apple, a public conference call was opened up. This allowed for anyone interested to call into the proceedings and, essentially, let out their grievances (or aspirations!) in a public forum. As one might expect, chaos ensued.
On Monday, May 3, 2021, the bench trial between Apple and Epic Games will kick off. Finally. And now we know the witness list for both companies ahead of the start date.
While, technically speaking, Epic Games is suing Apple, there are different companies being roped into the legal battle for various reasons. Facebook, for instance, is testifying on behalf of Epic Games. But that doesn't mean the company is trying to be as helpful as it can be, at least not when it comes to Apple.
After months of waiting, we finally know when the Epic Games vs Apple trial will begin. The beginning of May. Now the judge is weighing the importance of the case and any COVID-19 precautions that might need to be made.