This is the latest attempt in the company’s war of words with Apple.
Gaming giant Epic is still pushing its Free games Fort night Campaign, this time send bags of stolen goods to influencers.
Such as Post on Twitter This gift package produced by Greg Miller of Kinda Funny comes in a white cardboard box, reminiscent of Apple’s packaging for its hardware, and comes with a black bomber jacket with the rainbow-colored “Free Fortnite” logo on it. Similarly, there is no incentive for companies that speculate that Epic is trying to point out their views here.
If that’s not enough, the package also comes with a Samsung Galaxy S7 tablet, which is an Android competitor-you guessed it-Apple’s iPad.
A report from the Epic Games team wrote: “Fortnite was named the 2020 Samsung Galaxy Store Game of the Year”.
“To celebrate, we partnered with Samsung and sent you a special #FreeFortnite gear box. Although Fortnite may not be available in the App Store on Google Play at this time, you can still get Fortnite directly from the Epic Games app in the Galaxy Store. The latest update. Spread the word.”
This is the latest small move taken by Epic after it was fired for trying to avoid a 30% deal cut. Soon after these stores opened, Epic filed a lawsuit against the two companies and played a video showing an excerpt from Apple’s iconic 1984 ad-the imaginary name is “Nineteen Eighty Fortress” (the above
The iPhone and App Store companies responded to Epic’s lawsuit, claiming that Fortnite’s CEO Tim Sweeney has been requesting special deals for Fortnite on Appn. The executive said that Epic hopes to provide better conditions for all developers. In the counterclaim, Apple stated that Epic’s decision to try to bypass the App Store payment was “cunning.”
Epic has terminated its App Store developer account for this stunt, and if there is no judge to intervene, the drama may affect a large number of game creators using Epic’s Unreal Engine.
Epic and Sweeney have been saying for a long time that Apple gets too much revenue from App Store sales. Two years ago, Epic launched its own PC storefront-Epic Games Store-revenue score became 88/12%, while the industry standard is 70/30%