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Whether or not Epic Games will be able to bring Fortnite to the iPhone and iPad as planned still remains to be seen.

Epic Games says it will bring Fortnite to iPad after EU dubs iPadOS a ‘gatekeeper’ under DMA

The Department of Justice and 17 state attorneys general filed a massive lawsuit against Apple on Thursday morning, accusing the company of monopolistic smartphone practices. Meanwhile, Fortnite maker Epic Games…

Apple’s antitrust suit is a silver lining for Epic Games

After terminating Epic Games’ developer account on Wednesday, Apple said it will reinstate the Fortnite maker’s access to publish iOS apps in Europe. This means that Epic can move forward…

Fortnite is coming back to iOS in Europe (for real this time)

“Denial is a river that flows through Cupertino!,” said Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney, a notorious Apple critic who also sued the tech giant for anticompetitive practices, in a post…

Epic Games’ Tim Sweeney calls out Apple’s ‘bitter griping’ after its EU fine over anticompetitive practices

Epic Games is preparing to return to iOS in Europe, as a result of the EU regulation, the Digital Markets Act (DMA), the company has now confirmed. The Fortnite maker…

Fortnite will return to iOS in Europe thanks to DMA

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With Disney’s magic, Fortnite is poised to win the metaverse

We may not be using the M word much these days, but the race to build an interconnected avatar-driven virtual world didn’t take the last year off. The metaverse, a tech buzzword sandwiched in between the hype eras of NFTs and AI, is still being built, regardless of what we’re calling it. And in light…

4:39 pm PST • February 9, 2024
With Disney’s magic, Fortnite is poised to win the metaverse

Lego Fortnite is only two months old, but Epic Games is already out with an even bigger collaboration. Epic and Disney announced today that the companies will partner on an…

Disney takes a $1.5B stake in Epic Games to build an ‘entertainment universe’ with Fortnite

Four years after leaving iOS, Fortnite is coming back — but only European players will be dropping in this time. The endless beef between Epic Games and Apple over the…

Fortnite and the Epic Games Store are coming to iOS in Europe

Epic’s standalone survival crafting game saw its first update on Tuesday, smoothing out some of the new game’s rough edges and adding a flurry of quality of life improvements. We’ve…

Lego Fortnite’s first big update squashes bugs and adds a launch pad

Fortnite maker Epic Games is not happy about how Apple intends to comply with a district court’s injunction that permitted app developers to direct users to their own websites and…

Epic plans to contest Apple’s ‘bad-faith’ compliance with court ruling over App Store

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Why Fortnite is getting into cozy gaming

When it comes to figuring out a formula for a hit game that keeps players coming back year after year, Saxs Persson would know. Now at Epic Games overseeing the Fortnite ecosystem, Persson previously spent 12 years at Mojang building Minecraft into the stratospheric success it is today. Persson hopped over to Epic in 2022…

5:44 pm PST • January 2, 2024
Why Fortnite is getting into cozy gaming

If you still think of Fortnite as a colorful, cartoony battle royale game, you might be surprised to learn the extent of Epic’s true ambitions. Fortnite’s big, chaotic fight to…

Lego Fortnite’s debut builds momentum with 2.4M people playing at once

On Monday, a jury sided with Epic Games over Google in an antitrust case that could reshape how app marketplaces like Google Play are allowed to operate. The unanimous verdict…

Fortnite maker Epic Games wins its antitrust fight against Google

The first fruit of the partnership between Fornite-maker Epic Games and Lego is due out this week — along with a pair of other games within a game that expand…

Fortnite is expanding its horizons with a Lego building game and a Rock Band successor

A prominent choreographer’s lawsuit against Fortnite maker Epic Games is back on after the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals overturned a lower court’s decision to throw the case out…

A choreographer’s lawsuit over Fortnite dance moves isn’t dead after all

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Fortnite is the latest game to entice players with a portal to the past

There’s a massive appetite for nostalgia in entertainment right now, and one of gaming’s cultural juggernauts wants to cash in. Fortnite maker Epic Games announced Friday that the game’s next season would return to its original map from the multiplayer shooter’s very earliest days. Epic teased the return “back to Chapter 1” on its X…

12:18 pm PDT • October 30, 2023
Fortnite is the latest game to entice players with a portal to the past

Epic Games is laying off 16% of its employees, impacting about 870 people, the Fortnite maker announced on Thursday. The company also announced that it’s divesting Bandcamp, an online audio…

Fortnite maker Epic Games is laying off 16% of its workforce, impacting 870 people

We haven’t heard the last of Epic’s crusade against Apple over the iPhone maker’s App Store fees. Epic Games filed a cert petition with the Supreme Court on Wednesday, setting…

Epic asks the Supreme Court to weigh in on its beef with Apple

Amazon announced today that customers in the United States, Canada, Germany and the United Kingdom can now play Fortnite on their Fire TVs via its Amazon Luna cloud gaming service.…

Fortnite is now available on Fire TV and Amazon Luna

After rolling out Coachella-themed fashion item drops in Fortnite last year, Coachella is expanding even further into gaming with the launch of Coachella Island, a new destination in Fortnite that…

Fortnite players are getting a new Coachella-themed destination

Epic Games announced a new system for paying creators on Fortnite, the ultra-popular, free-to-download battle royale game. Announced on Wednesday at the Game Developers Conference, Epic will now share 40%…

Epic launches Unreal Editor for Fortnite, will give 40% of all revenue to creators

The Federal Trade Commission slammed Epic Games with $245 million in fines this week, ordering the Fortnite developer to compensate consumers who made unwitting purchases in its digital store. The…

The FTC finalizes Epic’s $245 million settlement over sketchy Fortnite purchases

After a handful of eclectic recent chapters, Fortnite’s latest is taking a theme and running with it. Chapter Four, Season Two of Fortnite went live over the weekend, revamping the…

Fortnite’s maximalism still works in its new cyberpunk season

In a new filing late last week, the U.S. Department of Justice alleged that Google “routinely destroyed” an entire category of written communications in its antitrust investigation against the company.…

DoJ accuses Google of deleting chats in its antitrust investigation, similar to Fortnite’s case

Modern gaming now boasts persistent online worlds and graphics that rival reality, but sharing gameplay videos or even screenshots is still a bear for some reason. Aware of that pain…

Epic Games launches Postparty, an app for sharing Fortnite clips

Starting January 30, v13.40 of Fortnite on iOS and Google Play will become unavailable to players under 18, Epic Games has announced. Although Fortnite was removed from the iOS, macOS…

Fortnite on iOS and Google Play will be 18+ starting on January 30

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced Monday morning it will charge Epic Games with a $520 million settlement over charges related to children’s privacy. Epic Games, which makes popular all-ages…

FTC fines Fortnite maker Epic Games $520M over children’s privacy and item shop charges

The world’s most popular YouTuber is taking over a corner of Fortnite and somebody will walk away with $1 million. Jimmy Donaldson, better known by the handle MrBeast, is partnering…

Fortnite and MrBeast will give away $1 million in a pop-up game challenge

Lauren now follows in the footsteps of Gucci and Balenciaga in blazing a couture path in the digital realm.

Ralph Lauren redesigns Polo logo for first time ever in new digital collection with Fortnite

Epic Games and Match Group are looking to fortify their antitrust lawsuits against Google by adding new counts to their initial complaint, filed last year, which illustrate the lengths Google…

Epic Games and Match look to expand their antitrust claims against Google