Antitrust 05/19/2021

For Epic versus Apple, the lawsuit isn’t about antitrust like it claims but Epic’s profits.

Carl Szabo
Carl Szabo Vice President and General Counsel

Over the last few weeks, gamers and journalists alike have been on the edge of their keyboards, listening to the California Courts conference line for the Epic v. Apple trial. The once-underdog Epic Games is now a 28.7 billion dollar company and stakeholder in a court case against the established Apple App Store. 

While Epic seems to want to protect gamers and their ability to play Fortnite conveniently without workarounds on all devices, Epic Games is attempting a coup d’lawsuit by destroying Apple’s integrated product approach critical to their business model and their users’ experience.

Read the full piece in RealClear Policy here.

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