Wednesday September 23, 2020

Tech View: Epic battle with Apple could be a game-changer

Epic Games, the Fortnite creator, has a lot at stake as it takes on the tech giant, but if it wins, it is likely to change the nature of mobile commerce

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
13th September, 2020
Fortnite, the hugely popular game, is at the centre of a showdown between its creator Epic Games and Apple

If you have an iPhone and children, you almost certainly have a headache right now – and you probably don’t even realise that it could have far-reaching consequences.

The rest of you might find that previous statement a bit confusing, but it is equally relevant to you. Epic Games, the creator of the hugely popular game Fortnite, is in a David vs Goliath battle with Apple, one that could shape the very nature...

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