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Apple accuses Epic of ‘starting a fire and pouring gasoline on it’ in new Fortnite filing

The Verge Wednesday, 16 September 2020 ()
Apple accuses Epic of ‘starting a fire and pouring gasoline on it’ in new Fortnite filingIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Apple has responded to Epic’s demands that the iPhone-maker restore Fortnite to the App Store in new legal filings, arguing that the company’s injuries are “entirely self-inflicted” and that Fortnite can return to iOS at any time — just as soon as Epic removes the custom in-app payment system that triggered the game’s removal in the first place.

“Epic started a fire, and poured gasoline on it, and now asks this Court for emergency assistance in putting it out,” writes Apple in the 37-page opposition brief. “[E]ven though Epic can do so itself in an instant by simply adhering to the contractual terms that have profitably governed its relationship with Apple for years.”

"“Epic could have avoided any further harm [...] with a simple..."
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