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Epic reportedly plans to bring the full Rocket League game to mobile

Epic Games is reportedly planning to bring the full version of Rocket League to mobile, with a beta potentially kicking off in Q2 2021. The upcoming release is not to be confused with Rocket League Sideswipe, which is coming to iOS and Android later this year. According to documents made available (via Android Police) during the...

GeForce NOW adds in-game overlay to Chrome, lays groundwork for Epic Games account linking

Out of all the currently available cloud gaming services, perhaps one of the most compelling ones is NVIDIA's GeForce NOW. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the continued lack of gaming hardware, whether it's new consoles or PC parts, in-store shelves, game streaming becomes more and more compelling in order to even be able to...

The Epic Games Store now has more than just games

Epic Games launched its game store and launcher in December 2018, as an alternative to the massively popular Steam platform by Valve. The company has continued to improve the Epic Games Store since then (albeit at a slower pace than many would like), and now games aren't the only software available on the storefront. Spotify was...

Apple admits porting iMessage to Android would hurt iPhone sales

Apple employees, including high-ranking executives, have admitted that bringing iMessage to Android would potentially impact iPhone sales. The company’s messaging service is a key component of iOS and a major barrier that deters users from switching platforms. In a court case brought against Apple by Epic Games (via Reddit), a court filing revealed some key comments...

Epic Games raises antitrust complaint against Apple in the EU

Epic Games is trying its damnedest to force Apple and Google to loosen their grip on the App Store and Play Store. We recently learned that the company's Coalition for App Fairness non-profit was lobbying for the North Dakota bill that could dismantle Apple and Google's app store and payment monopolies. But while the bill...

Spotify is now available on the Epic Games Store

The Epic Games Store is a digital distribution platform, like Steam, where users can purchase digital copies of a wide variety of games. However, unlike Steam, the platform currently only hosts games, and users have to rely on other services to purchase miscellaneous software. But that may change soon as the Epic Games Store is...

Spotify, Epic Games, and others join “Coalition for App Fairness” non-profit to oppose Apple and Google

The mobile software ecosystem is dominated by two big names: Apple and Google, both of whom control their respective app stores. This control has come under scrutiny, largely thanks to the recent attempt by Epic Games to bypass the app store fees with a direct payment option on its popular game, Fortnite. This was promptly...

[Update: Apple restrained] Epic alleges Apple is threatening to cut off iOS support from Unreal Engine, while Microsoft endorses Epic’s motion

Epic recently decided to challenge the distribution monopolies of both Apple and Google when it recently incorporated its own direct payment system into the popular game Fortnite. This brazen challenge was bound to have repercussions, and Epic was all prepared for it. Both Apple and Google promptly removed Fortnite from the App Store and Play...

[Update 4: Epic Sues Google] Fortnite bypasses Google Play, Apple App Store fees with direct payments

Epic Games on Thursday announced the Fortnite Mega Drop, a permanent discount on V-bucks and other purchases of up to 20% off. The developer said these changes are permanent and available on every platform where you can download Fortnite. The bigger news, however, is the fact that Epic Games has introduced direct payments on mobile. The...