Highlighting the revenue that Appert Games has earned through the Fortnite iOS app and Apple’s developer tools in Apple’s lawsuit, Apple today said that Epic’s lawsuit is “nothing more than a basic disagreement over money.”
Although Epic portrays itself as a modern corporate Robin Hood, it is in fact a multi-billion dollar enterprise that simply wants to pay nothing for the tremendous value it receives from the StoreApp Store. The special treatment of “vengeance” and epic demands for crying cannot be reconciled with its major breach of contract and its own business practices, as it would by commissions on game developers’ sales for bundles of “V” and Charges consumers up to $ 99.99. -Bucks. ”
For years, Epic took advantage of everything the App Store had to offer. It leveraged the tools, technology, software, marketing opportunities and customer access that Apple provided to bring games like Infinity Blade and Fortnite to Apple’s customers all over the world. It enjoyed the tremendous resources that Apple puts into its App Store to continuously develop new innovations and new opportunities for developers and experiences, as well as review and approve every app for customers, making the AppApp Store Be safe and secure for customers.
Epic says Apple has used more than 400 Apple’s APIs and frameworks in five versions of the Apple SDK, reviewed its apps more than 200 times, and has given more than 140 updates to Apple’s customers. Apple says that every time it also advertised, Epic released a new season for Fortnite, offering “free promotions and friendly tweets” to more than 500 million end users.
Apple goes on to explain the current Epic vs. Apple situation, and how Epic blinded Apple with a “hotfix” to add a direct payment option and then a legal attack after being pulled from the assApp Store by Fortnite .
Apple says Epic’s “willful, brazen, and unlawful conduct” cannot be left uncontrolled, asking the court for damages and an order that prohibits Epic from pursuing its unfair business practices.
Mr. Sweeney’s apostasy (and self-interest) is not sought, nor can Epic’s scale of business justify Epic’s willful contractual violations, his tortured conduct, or his unfair business practices. This court should prevent Epic from engaging in its contractual promises, appellate compensatory and punitive damages, and further unfair business practices.
Apple also has a point-by-point rebuttal to all of Epic’s claims, denying all allegations in the complaint. The entire court file is given below, and for the court document, it provides an interesting and comprehensive look at Apple’s perspective on the entire Epic situation.
Against Apple Counterclaims by MacRumors…
Over the weekend, Epic filed its dossier for an initial injunction, claiming that it challenged Apple because “it was the right thing to do” and that it “was in a better position than many other companies to weather the storm.” ”
Epic Games has claimed that if Fort is not allowed to withdraw to the AppApp Store, it will be “irreparable damage”, but at the same time, Epic Games has violated Apple’s StoreApp Store policies by direct payment options Has refused to remove. Epic wants the court to rule in its favor, allowing it to stay in the App Store Together The direct payment option that defied the rules, but did not do so during a hearing for a temporary ban order, and it is unclear whether the court will rule differently after hearing new arguments from both Apple and Epic Games.
The preliminary injunction hearing is scheduled for Monday, September 28.