Apple Decries Epic's 'Larcenous' Conduct In Fortnite App Row

By Mike LaSusa (September 8, 2020, 7:24 PM EDT) -- Apple filed counterclaims Tuesday in an antitrust suit brought by Epic Games, telling a California federal court that the game maker had engaged in "flagrant and larcenous" breaches of the agreements allowing it to sell its popular Fortnite video game through Apple's App Store.

Epic had complained that Apple removed Fortnite from the App Store last month in "retaliation" for giving players a direct payment option for in-game purchases, and then took the fight a step further by cutting off access to Apple tools needed to develop games.

But Apple countered on Tuesday that Epic had introduced the direct payment option in violation of agreements...

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