Apple removed Fortnite From its App Store on Thursday, on the grounds that the developer of Epic Games’outside of the New, without the approval of the functions of the massively popular battle Royal game. Now it seems Google has done the same, unceremoniously start Fortnite From.
This is the case with Apple, the war is Fortnite‘s new in-Game payment option. Fortnite Allowed to purchase in-game currency, V-money and real money, then may be the sale of cosmetic items. Thursday on the epic game, updated Fortnite Application, getting the players to buy V USD directly from the developer, providing a 20% discount from its normal prices and to bypass the Google in-app billing.
However, Google’s payment policy requires that all in-game purchase app play the use its billing system, including the purchase of”virtual game products”, such as V dollars. Like Apple, Google also takes 30% of the purchase price, in this transaction, so it has a vested interest in keeping them in the Google in-app billing.
In a statement, in the future, the spokesman noted Fortnite Is still available in Android—as long as not from.
“Open the Android ecosystem can make the development of applications by a plurality of application stores,”said the spokesperson. “Game developers choose to use, we have a consistent policy of equitable development and maintain store security.
“At the same time Fortnite Still available, we can no longer make it in the game, because it violates our policy. However, we welcome the opportunity to continue our discussions with Epic and bring Fortnite Back to Google Play.”
Players can actually still downloading Fortnite In Android by Epic Games website, but the application of the clear level, so that it is notably less easy to access on this platform.
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Update. 14, by 2020, 10:58 am AEST Also as with AppleEpic game, now has A lawsuit On Google the District Court of the state of California, Claiming It maintained an illegal monopoly Zhuo application distribution and payment processing within the application. To accuse Google of participating in”anti-competitive and unfair”and”deny consumers the freedom to enjoy their mobile devices,”Epic Games is seeking injunctive relief will be granted”an open, competitive Android ecosystem to all users and industry participants.”