The dispute between Epic Games and Google has now reached a new turn. A US federal jury has said that Google’s App Store violated antitrust laws and abused its powers. Let us tell you that a dispute has been going on between Google and Epic Games for a long time.
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Fortnite, the company that developed the epic game, had sued Google for taking advantage of its rights. The jury decided that Google Play Store violated US antitrust law and illegally distributed Android apps. Apart from this, they have taken advantage of monopoly in charging for the app. Google has harmed Epic Games by using its monopoly in the Android market.
There is an ongoing dispute between Epic and Google regarding these app purchase fees. On this decision, Epic Games CEO Chim Sweeney said in a post on X, ‘Victory over Google! ‘After 4 weeks of extensive court testimony, a California jury found Google Play guilty on all counts.’
On this decision, Google has said that it will challenge this historic decision. After this decision, many changes can be seen on Google Play Store. Let us tell you that a similar dispute is going on between Epic Games and Apple App Store.