Xbox Cloud Gaming Makes Fortnite gaming available again for fans who play the game on their iPhone and iPad.
Microsoft has claimed that Apple’s “potential antitrust issues stretch far beyond gaming” as it came out in support of Epic Games.
On Thursday NVIDIA announced that Fortnite on iOS can soon be possible by way of its GeForce NOW streaming service.
Apple svp software engineering, Craig Federighi must be made available as a document custodian in the company’s legal battle with Epic Games.
The dispute between Apple and Fortnite-maker Epic Games is well documented. However, BBC News reports there could be a route back to the iPhone for the battle royale game courtesy of Nvidia’s cloud gaming service.
Nvidia has developed a version of its GeForce cloud gaming service that runs in the mobile web browser Safari. Apple will not get a cut of virtual items sold within the battle royale fighting title when played this way. Apple is embroiled in a legal fight with Fortnite’s developer Epic, which led the iPhone-maker to remove the game from its iOS App Store… Unlike Android, Apple does not allow games or other apps to be loaded on to its phones or tablets via app stores other than its own. But it does not restrict which third-party services can run within Safari or other web browsers available via its store.
In response to Epic Games motion to force Fortnite back on the App Store, Apple says “Epic started a fire, and poured gasoline on it.”
On Friday, Epic Games filed a motion in an attempt to force Fortnite back on the App Store. Apple has now fired back with its own lawsuit.
German regulators are following Apple’s row with Fortnite-maker Epic Games “with great interest, according to the country’s antitrust chief.
Ridley Scott was left underwhelmed but Epic Games’ mocking use of his famous ‘1984’ Superbowl ad to attack Apple in the row over Fortnite.
Epic Games has continued its PR campaign against Apple, emailing Fortnite players blaming the company for updates no longer being available.