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

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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