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Epic Widens Fortnite Dispute With Apple, Google in U.K.

  • Company complains about removal of game from Apple App Store
  • New complaint joins one filed against Google at Britain’s CAT
Epic Games Inc. Fortnite App As Gamers Flock
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Epic Games Inc. widened its dispute with Apple Inc. over access to its popular Fortnite video game as it submitted a complaint to the U.K.’s antitrust tribunal.

The company said Apple’s decision to remove the game from the iPhone maker’s App Store was unlawful. The move came after the games maker sought to offer in-app purchases without using Apple’s digital payments service. The complaint, alongside a similar one against Alphabet Inc.’s Google, was made public by the Competition Appeal Tribunal Thursday.