GeForce NOW Games Available on iOS Devices Through Safari, Fortnite Coming Soon

GeForce NOW, NVIDIA’s streaming gaming service, today announced the launch of Safari integration, which will bring Fortnite and other games to Apple’s iOS devices through the Safari browser. The new Safari integration is available in a beta capacity, and NVIDIA says that many games in the GeForce NOW library can be played on iOS devices. […]

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Samsung announces 90 fps support for Fortnite on Galaxy Tab S7, S7+

Samsung has just announced very exciting news for Epic Games’ famous battle royale title Fortnite fans – especially those who own either a Galaxy Tab S7 or Galaxy Tab S7+. Starting today, October 13, 2020, the high-end Galaxy tablet owners will be able to play Fortnite at 90 frames per second (fps) instead of the […]

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Samsung finally gets Fortnite 90Hz support, but only on Galaxy Tab S7/S7+

Mobile gamers have been waiting for this moment for the better part of the year, ever since Samsung’s 120Hz displays debuted with the Galaxy S20 series, but Epic Games’ popular battle royale title Fortnite is finally getting a high-frame rate mode for Galaxy devices, or more specifically the company’s latest high-end tablets. Starting tomorrow, October […]

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Fortnite Dispute Between Apple and Epic Games Won’t Have Jury Trial

Apple and Epic Games do not want to have a jury trial in their ongoing legal dispute over Fortnite and Apple’s App Store policies, according to a filing submitted to the Northern California court handling the case today. The two companies said they have met and have agreed that both Epic’s claims and Apple’s counterclaims […]

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Epic Games Unlikely to Win Injunction in Ongoing Fortnite Battle With Apple, Jury Trial Possible

The ongoing legal dispute between Apple and Epic Games continued on today, with a preliminary injunction hearing taking place this morning. We’re still waiting to hear the judge’s official ruling, but it looks like Epic is not going to be granted an injunction to allow Fortnite back into the App Store as the case unfolds. […]

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Epic Games Announces ‘Fortnite: Save the World’ Will No Longer Be Playable on macOS

Epic Games has announced that “Fortnite: Save the World” will no longer be playable on macOS, after Apple terminated ‌Epic Games‌’ developer account. Fortnite has been in violation of the ‌App Store‌ rules since August 13, when it introduced a direct payment option that skirted Apple’s in-app purchase system by allowing payments directly to ‌‌Epic […]

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Samsung needs to do more than pretending to support mobile gaming

Samsung has the best interest of mobile gamers at heart. This is what the promotional material would have you believe, but this often seems to be a marketing stunt more than anything else. Don’t get me wrong; Samsung’s partnerships with Epic Games or Microsoft’s Xbox arm, for example, can lead to interesting things such as […]

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Apple Has ‘Lost Sight of the Tech Industry’s Founding Principles,’ Says Epic Games CEO

Following Apple’s countersuit on Tuesday, Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney has now responded to Apple’s new request for damages for breach of contract. Sweeney says that Apple’s claim that the legal dispute is “nothing more than a basic disagreement over money” is an indication that it has “lost sight of the tech industry’s founding principles,” […]

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Apple Accuses Epic Games of ‘Willful, Brazen, and Unlawful Conduct’ in Countersuit Asking for Breach of Contract Damages

As Apple and Epic Games prepare for a hearing on a preliminary injunction to decide whether Fortnite will be allowed back on the App Store as the legal battle between the two companies plays out, Apple has filed a countersuit against Epic requesting damages for breach of contract. In a court filing today, Apple says […]

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Epic Games Asks Court to Allow Fortnite Back on the App Store

Just a week after Apple terminated Epic Games’ developer account, Epic has filed for a preliminary injunction that would both allow Fortnite back on the App Store and restore access to its developer account. In the filing, Epic Games says it was willing to challenge Apple “because it was the right thing to do” and […]

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Ridley Scott Comments on Epic Games’ Parody of His ‘1984’ Ad

Ridley Scott, director of the original “1984” Apple Macintosh advertisement, has commented on Epic Games’ recent parody of his ad, in an interview to IGN. When Epic Games launched its campaign against Apple over alleged anticompetitive App Store policies, it premiered a shot-for-shot remake of Apple’s famous “1984” Super Bowl commercial directed by Ridley Scott, […]

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Apple Terminates Epic Games’ Developer Account

Apple in mid-August said that it would terminate Epic Games’ developer account if the Fortnite app continued to break the App Store rules, and today, Apple followed through with that threat and removed Epic’s access to the Epic Games account. Fortnite has been unavailable for a few weeks, but other Epic Games titles like Battle […]

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Epic Games Sends Emails to Fortnite Players Blaming Apple for New Season’s Unavailability

Epic Games this evening sent out emails to Fortnite users on iPhone, iPad, and Mac to let them know that it will not be possible to play the newly released Marvel-themed season 4 content on their devices. In the email, Epic Games blames Apple’s App Store fees for the unavailability of new content, even though […]

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Fortnite Season 4 Android download made simple by Galaxy Store

Fortnite fans will remember that the popular battle royale game was kicked out of Google’s Play Store two weeks ago. Epic, the game’s developer, implemented a direct payments system in the game which violated Google’s in-app purchase rules. Android users were only left with one option and that was to download the game through the […]

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Fortnite for iOS and macOS Will No Longer Be Cross-Platform When New Season Launches

Epic Games tomorrow plans to launch a new season of Fortnite, which is where new content, skins, map updates, and objectives are introduced for players to keep the gameplay fresh and dynamic. This week’s season is Marvel themed. This morning, Epic Games confirmed that it has no plans to give in and remove the direct […]

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Epic Games Confirms New Fortnite Season Won’t Be Available on iOS or Mac

In an update to its FAQ today, spotted by The Verge, Epic Games has confirmed that the upcoming season of Fortnite will not be available to players on iPhone, iPad, or Mac due to the company’s legal battle with Apple. From the FAQ: Apple is blocking Fortnite updates and new installs on the App Store, […]

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Apple Ready to ‘Welcome Fortnite Back Onto iOS’ if Epic Removes Direct Purchase After Losing Restraining Order Ruling

Apple is preparing to terminate Epic Games’ developer account on August 28, and is not planning to approve updates for the Fortnite game amid the ongoing legal battle between the two companies. This is inconvenient for Epic Games because a new Fortnite season is starting on August 27, and iOS users will not be able […]

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Judge in Apple v. Epic Case ‘Inclined’ to Side With Apple on Fortnite and Epic on Unreal Engine

Apple last week sent a letter to Epic Games letting the company know that if it does not comply with the App Store rules and remove direct payment options from Fortnite, that all of Epic’s developer accounts and access to Apple development tools will be terminated on August 28. That would impact Fortnite, other Epic […]

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Epic Games Sought Side Deal for Fortnite Prior to Lawsuit, Apple Says in Court Filing

Earlier this week, Epic Games levied a lawsuit against Apple after Apple pulled popular game Fortnite from the App Store for defying Apple’s ‌App Store‌ policies surrounding in-app purchases, launching a legal battle between the two companies. Apple in turn said that it would terminate Epic’s developer accounts on August 28, prompting Epic Games to […]

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