Can't find Fortnite on Apple or Google? That's because Apple and Google have dropped the hugely popular Fortnite game from their app stores after the game’s developer introduced a direct payment plan.





Both Apple and Google take a percentage cut from in-app revenue purchases, which has long been a sore spot with gaming developers.


Fortnite is free but users can pay for in-game additional items such as weapons and skins. Its developer, Epic Games, said in a blog post that it was introducing Epic Direct payments, a direct payment plan for Apple’s iOS and Google Play.





Epic said the system was the same payment system it already used to process payments on PC and Mac computers and Android phones.


Watch this space as it's not the last we will hear about this. Apple are currently talking to Epic Games

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