• Apple asks to block iOS Unreal Engine development in new court filing

    8 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / Artist's conception of Apple's conception of Epic trying to evade punishment for its breach of Apple's developer agreement with regards to Fortnite.
    As the legal battle between Epic Games and Apple moves toward a September 28 hearing, the iPhone maker is mincing no words in arguing against Epic's request for a preliminary injunction that would bring Fortnite back to the iOS App Store. In a 37-page motion filed late Tuesday , Apple says that it needs to retain the ability to punish "one of the most egregious acts of sabotage that Apple has experienced with any developer."
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  • Apple suspects Epic Games seeks "to reinvigorate interest in Fortnite" and notes Unity is far more popular than Unreal Engine

    Apple suspects Epic Games seeks "to reinvigorate interest in Fortnite" and notes Unity is far more popular than Unreal Engine

    8 days ago - By FOSS Patents

    This is a follow-up to my post on Apple's opposition to Epic Games' motion for a preliminary injunction. Like the previous one, this is about Apple highlighting facts that don't make Epic look good. And Apple appears to have stepped up its rhetoric after weeks of Epic running an aggressive FreeFortnite campaign and Epic CEO Tim Sweeney's Twitter presence increasingly looking like an "I hate Apple's App Store terms" type of campaign account. Interestingly, even though Epic is suing Google as well (for an update on that case, San Jose-based Judge Beth Freeman has declined Google's invitation...
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