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The cloud is now the best way to play Fortnite on Android (and iPhone)

Thanks to both Nvidia and Microsoft, fans of mobile Fortnite now have alternatives to a native client. Fortnite was famously removed from both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store in a spat over who got what cut off all those V Bucks sales. On Android, because it's not the closed-garden you get from...

Fortnite with touch controls now available to all iPhone and Android players on NVIDIA GeForce Now

The losers in Epic Games massive spat with Apple (and to a lesser extent, Google) were always the Fortnite players. But where there's a will, there's a way, and iPhone players especially can rejoice: Fortnite is back as a proper mobile game with touch controls. All thanks to a collaboration between Epic Games and NVIDIA...

Xbox Cloud Gaming adds Fortnite and gives iPhone owners another way to play again

Microsoft's continued push into cloud gaming took another big step forward today with the arrival of one of the biggest games on the planet. Fortnite, the insanely popular battle royale from Epic Games, is now available to play from the cloud with Xbox. This is a big deal on a number of fronts, so let's...

Google countersues Epic Games for breach of Play Store contract

Google is countersuing Epic Games for its breach of the Play Store contract after the company bypassed Play fees for in-app purchases and enabled direct payments in the app. Shortly after, Google removed Fortnite from the Play Store, and Epic Games initiated legal proceedings against both Google and Apple. A lot of private information has...

Apple won’t reinstate Fortnite on iOS anytime soon, confirms Tim Sweeney

By this time, we're sure you're all aware of the lawsuit between Apple and Epic Games. Back in August 2020, Apple removed Fortnite from its App Store for violating its terms of service. Fortnite used their own in-app purchase gateway instead of routing it via the App Store, which is generally the way it's done....

Apple wins some and loses some in big Epic Games lawsuit

On the eve of the iPhone 13 launch, we've finally been handed a ruling in the lawsuit filed by Epic Games last year. Epic Games, the developer of Fortnite, sued Apple last year over claims the company was violating U.S. antitrust law by prohibiting developers from implementing alternative in-app purchase methods. Today, Judge Yvonne Gonzalez-Rogers...

Epic asks Apple to reinstate Fortnite on iOS to abide by new Korean law

Following the passage of a new law in South Korea that forces Apple and Google to accept alternative payment options, Epic Games has asked Apple to allow Fortnite to be reinstated on the App Store in Korea. Should Apple allow Fortnite to be re-released on iOS in Korea, Epic Games intends to let users choose...

These are the best laptops for playing Fortnite in 2022

Fortnite has been one of the most popular cross-platform games for a few years now, even with countless newer games fighting for attention. However, the game is still missing from the Apple App Store due to ongoing legal action by Epic Games, meaning the only way to play Fortnite on the go is with an...

This limited edition Fortnite Wildcat Nintendo Switch is now available for $300 at Amazon

One of the most sought-after items on both Black Friday and Cyber Monday are consoles. And this is the next-gen year, as both the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X have been released to the market. However, both consoles are suffering from major shortages as they face unprecedented demand as well as unprecedented market...

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...