California federal judge has ordered Apple to allow app developers access to alternative payment methods beyond Apple’s AppStore.
Fortnite creator. epic gamesAfter Apple removed the game from its App Store, a lawsuit was filed by. Epic wanted to prove that Apple’s 15%-30% commissions on iPhone App transactions were part of an illegal Monopoly.
Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers stated in her statement that Epic Games had failed to prove that Apple was an illegal monopolist. decision. “However, the lawsuit proved that Apple engaged in anticompetitive behavior as a result of California’s competition laws.”
According to another make a statementThe judge ruled Epic must pay Apple 30% from the approximately $12 million in revenue it collected between August 2020 and October 2020 due to breach of contract. Epic installed an alternative payment system within Fortnite.