Users of Apple and Google may be disappointed to learn that these two companies have removed the popular game Fortnite from their platforms. That is, this game is no longer available on the App Store and Google Play Store and users can not use this game. The giant tech companies Apple and Google earn 30 percent from the purchase of this epic game. But now Fortnite has started taking direct payment for the user even though the game is absolutely free.
Reason for removing Fortnite from App Store
As reported by Cnet, Apple and Google have decided to remove the Fortnite game from their app stores as Fortnite has started taking direct payments from users. Let us know that this game was absolutely free till now, but the developer of this game of the new update has made direct payment options on both iOS and Android versions.
Epic Games has defeated App Store Monopoly. In retaliation, Apple is blocking Fortnite from a billion devices.
Fortnite is currently unavailable on Google Play. More information is coming soon.
Fortnite gave information on Twitter
Sharing this information on its official Twitter, Fortnite has stated that Apple and Google have removed this historical and old game from their respective Play Store. This clearly means that consumers of both companies cannot use this game.
In addition, Epic Game Fortnite stated in its blog post that the company has introduced a direct payment option that will apply to PC and Mac computers and Android devices.
Subsequently, the company has also shared a video on its YouTube channel captioning that ‘Epic Games has defeated App Store Monopoly. In retaliation, Apple removed Fortnite from one billion devices. Join the fight to stop it from 1984 to 2020. ‘
Google gave a statement
Reportedly, after the removal of Epic Games, Google said in its statement that ‘Fortnite cannot be built on the Android platform as it is a violation of our policies.
However, this is still under discussion. But let us tell you that Fortnite is still available Android through Play Store and this game can be downloaded from Samsung Galaxy Store while iPhone users do not have any option available.
Learn about Fortnite Games
Let us tell you that Fortnite is an online video game and has more than 250 million users worldwide. The game is also very popular among users. In this game 100 players compete with different weapons. Which looks exactly like a fight and the fight lasts for about 20 minutes. In this, the player can resume the game once he has died.