‘Fortnite’ Kicked Off Apple App Store After Epic Games Moves to Bypass Fees
Apple Inc. removed “Fortnite” from its App Store just hours after the game’s creator unveiled a new payment system that appeared to violate the technology giant’s rules.
Epic Games Inc. on Thursday said it launched its own payment system in the “Fortnite” app for devices from Apple and Alphabet Inc.-owned Google, giving players the option to buy digital goods for up to 20% less than what those companies charge. The discount was also available for in-game purchases on gaming consoles and personal computers. The survival game…