The company is refunding $245 million to customers who made unwanted purchases because of poor game design, and is paying a $275 million fine for collecting personal data from kids without consent.
Epic Games has agreed to pay the Federal Trade Commission $520 million over allegations of privacy violations and unwanted charges. Nearly half of the money will go to refund consumers.
Fortnite maker Epic Games sued Apple over its App Store policies. Now, the federal court's decision could reshape the multibillion-dollar digital economy.
The ruling could force Apple to revamp its business model for apps on iPhones and iPads. Fortnite maker Epic Games had sued Apple, saying App Store policies were an abuse of power and hurt developers.
The video game's new feature takes players back in time to experience Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic 1963 speech. But some people worry it sends the wrong message about the civil rights leader.
The Epic Games CEO tells NPR that the tech titans are abusing their power and exploiting developers by demanding a 30% cut of every app purchase made on a smartphone or tablet.
The maker of the popular Battle Royale game is being banned from Apple's App Store after skirting the tech giant's rule that it receive a 30% cut of every purchase.