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Epic Games is trying to restore Fortnite on Korean iOS

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Epic Games Asked Apple to restore their Fortnite developer account and re-release the Fortnite game on iOS after a new law was adopted in South Korea.

Apple banned Fortnite after Epic Games tested Apple’s policies last summer. This is a version of Fortnite linked to Epic’s own alternative payment system, posted at a lower price than the iOS store version. Epic then sued Apple for antitrust violations. In that case, the verdict is pending.

in the meantime, South Korean parliamentarians called for restraint Apple and Google are demanding that payment systems be enabled to replace the built-in payment systems.

Both Google and Apple require in-app purchases to use only the payment system, not an external payment processor. This will give you 30% royalties on all sales. South Korea said fines could be up to 3% of South Korea’s revenue if tech companies fail to comply with the law.

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In a tweet, Epic said: “Epic has asked Apple to restore their Fortnite developer account. Epic will re-release Fortnite on iOS in South Korea and will offer both Epic and Apple payments side-by-side in accordance with new Korean legislation. is.”

And separately, Epic said it decided to do Delete Houseparty Apps from the app store. According to the measurement company Sensor Tower, it is estimated that from its launch to August 2021, Houseparty has reached approximately 102.6 million installations worldwide on the App Store and Google Play as a whole.

Epic said: Since joining Epic, the Houseparty team’s social vision and core technologies have already contributed to the new features used by Fortnite’s hundreds of millions of people and developers around the world. As a result, you can’t get the right attention to your app or community. “

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Epic Games is trying to restore Fortnite on Korean iOS

https://venturebeat.com/2021/09/09/epic-games-seeks-to-restore-fortnite-on-ios-in-south-korea/ Epic Games is trying to restore Fortnite on Korean iOS

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