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Fortnite maker Epic Games sues Apple in Australia for App Store ban

Video game company alleges Apple misuses its market power and forces apps to pay ‘monopoly prices’

The company behind the popular online video game Fortnite is suing Apple in Australia for allegedly misusing its market power by taking a slice of all revenue earned by apps on iPhones, iPads and Macs.

Fortnite is a big money maker for Epic, with millions of daily users logging billions of hours on the game each month. It is forecast to bring in US$5bn in revenue in 2020.

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