Epic Games Hits Apple, Google With Antitrust Claims In UK

Law360 (January 14, 2021, 7:19 PM EST) -- Epic Games has filed claims in the U.K. against Apple and Google over the booting of Fortnite from their respective app stores and restrictions placed on developers, similar to a pair of lawsuits the company lodged in the U.S. last year.

The U.K. claims were filed with the Competition Appeal Tribunal in December and a hearing is set on them for next week, according to the tribunal's case register.

Summaries of the claims published on Thursday said that Epic accuses Apple and Google of abusing their dominance over app distribution on their platforms and is seeking to have Fortnite returned to...

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