Epic Games asks Apple to reinstate developer account so it can sell ‘Fortnite’ in Korea

Following the passage of a law in South Korea that loosens Apple’s hold on App Store payments, Epic Games on Thursday said it asked the tech giant to reinstate its developer account in hopes of releasing “Fortnite” in that country.

FortniteEpic, which is embroiled in a worldwide legal battle with Apple over App Store policy, said it wants to re-release “Fortnite” in South Korea with both first- and third-party payment systems.”Epic has asked Apple to restore our Fortnite developer account,” Epic said in a tweet posted to the official “Fortnite” account. “Epic intends to re-release Fortnite on iOS in Korea offering both Epic payment and Apple payment side-by-side in compliance with the new Korean law.”

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