After the publication of the Court’s ruling in the Epic Games vs Apple App Store lawsuit, the legal wrangling enters a new phase of appeals and an injunction. Here’s all you need to know about the courtroom drama.
Within the space of a few weeks, a disagreement between the ambitions of Epic Games and the intention to maintain the App Store status quo by Apple courted considerable controversy. The affair commenced with little warning to consumers but quickly led to international interest, as the battle sought to change one of the fundamental elements of the App Store: how much Apple earns.Apple’s dominance has previously led to an antitrust probe by the U.S. Justice Department into the App Store’s fees and policies. Still, the disagreement between Apple and Epic is being made in a more public way and directly affects younger customers.