Apple Reinstates Epic Games Developer Account

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Apple Reinstates Epic Games Developer Account, Saving Launch of Epic Games Store and Fortnite on iOS in Europe

Apple has officially reversed its decision to terminate the Epic Games Sweden AB developer account, following concerns from EU regulators and possible violations of technology laws.

Reinstated Developer Account

Epic Games, the developer and publisher behind Fortnite, had announced plans to return to iOS in Europe by 2024. The recent account termination did not delay these plans.

Impact on Fortnite Update

The major Myths and Mortals update, Battle Royale Chapter 5 Season 2, was initially planned to roll out hours ago but has now been delayed. Epic Games explained that an unexpected issue occurred during maintenance.

Apple’s Compliance with Digital Markets Act

Apple’s swift reversal signals that the contact Commission and Digital Markets Act may have a positive impact on similar cases in the future.

Impact on Future Developers

Today’s result is likely to encourage other keyboards developers, as it demonstrates that Apple can be convinced to comply with regulations.

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