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Microsoft blames Apple: cracking down on epic will hurt Microsoft and many game developers

via:博客园     time:2020/8/24 13:01:09     readed:273

On August 24, according to foreign media reports, Microsoft said in a legal document filed with the court on Sunday local time that Apple threatened to remove Epic Games, the developer of Fortress night, from Apple's IOS and MAC developer tools, which would damage the game business and other game developers.

Apple and Epic Games are facing an ongoing legal battle. The Apple App Store App Store removed the Epic Games game because of a violation of Apple's in-app payment rules.


Apple also threatened to cut off its use of Apple's developer tools, which are necessary to maintain the unreal engine of the game developer, according to Epic Games. Unreal engine is one of the most widely used game engines in the world. Many game developers, advertising producers and film practitioners will create based on it. For example, the recently popular black Myth: Wukong also uses related engines.

Microsoft says apple developers won't let Epic Games use the tools, which will hurt at least one of microsoft's games, Forza Street, the game is a iOS version of the game application developed Unreal Engine using the game engine.

Kevin, General Manager, Microsoft Game Developer Experience

Mr. Grimer said,

Nicholas Epic Games, vice president of engineering

Epic Games is seeking a court ruling to stop apple from terminating its developer account. Apple claims that if Epic Games re submit a version of Fortress night that meets Apple's payment rules, Apple's app store will put fortress night back on the shelves.

On friday, apple said in a document that Epic Games unilaterally broke the rules App Store the app store, which developers had followed for a decade. The apple also said the Epic Games was removed from its App Store, it was

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