1. Memoir

    Memoir Hi, I'm Cynical!
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    They both need a smack upside the head with a spiked bat.
     
  2. Latiodile

    Latiodile Profesionnal Scalie
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    i mean both are legendarily greedy to begin with

    but epic aren't the ones selling $4000 netbooks, $1000 monitor stands and $1000 wheels
     
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    azoreseuropa GBAtemp Legend
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    Money money money and money. Wow, greedy!
     
  4. ShadowOne333

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    Yeah agree, I didn't say Epic wasn't greedy, but from the two, we clearly know who the biggest one is.
    Apple can go fuck off for all I care with their overbloated prices for stuff that's not even worth the price, and even worse force you to purchase their shit and nothing else.
     
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    uhh oh, apples gonna lose, they are gonna have to bribe the judge i guess.
     
  6. Dartz150

    Dartz150 Yet another Onii-chan
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    Prepare for twitter shitload comming.
     
  7. sks316

    sks316 Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness remaster activist
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    Epic baited Apple into a lawsuit holy shit
    They also published an animation about it to their YouTube channel and are looping it on Twitch

    This is some next-level type baiting
    and I love Epic Games for this, this coming from someone who used to think Fortnite was the plague
    get fucked Apple :)
     
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  8. jt_1258

    jt_1258 Ella
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    is this a lawsuit or a decleration of war...good lord
     
  9. sks316

    sks316 Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness remaster activist
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    I think it's both
    and it's about time
     
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  10. TheCasualties

    TheCasualties Just trying to be helpful
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    This is pretty funny. Especially when thinking about all those Epic exclusive games on PC. Really bummed I can't get Mortal Shell on Steam until 2021..

    I hope they both lose a ton of money in this.
     
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  11. RivenMain

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    Yo they remade the 1984 apple commercial :D ♥ I'm not huge on Fortnite, I'll watch people play it, but I just suck at playing~ Forcing people from the games they love. I don't see how or why it hurt apple perhaps will find out as the lawsuit progresses.
     
  12. Olmectron

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    Good heavens.

    This was planned.

    How do we know this thing isn't just a big staged plan for marketing on both companies and the improvement of Apple TOS' for publishing on the app store that they were going to make anyway.
     
  13. sks316

    sks316 Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness remaster activist
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    Why would it be planned on Apple's part? What does Apple gain from bad publicity like this?
     
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    Im conflicted on whos side I should be on :rofl2: I hate both almost equally it seems :unsure:
     
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    I can just image all the 9 year olds making videos about this
     
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    Lmao they even made a cinematic that plays inside the game
     
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    Ohh boy I see the mob of 8 year olds y'all
     
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  18. Olmectron

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    At least it was planned for some time from Epic's part.

    I get what you say.

    It's just two companies that have more money than we could even think about. It seems unreal for me, that's all.

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    Both are greedy anyway. Fortnite isn't doing this to set a precedent for smaller devs and publishers, but for them to pay nothing, or at least a lot less, to Apple.
     
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  19. TehCupcakes

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    I hope Epic wins. Not because I like them - in fact I quite despise them. But in this particular instance, they are fighting for a good outcome. It's not like the typical lawsuit seeking for "compensation from damages"; rather, they want a bigger slice of the pie on future sales, and to do so means opening up iOS as a platform. That would be a huge win in my book. Apple's fiercely closed ecosystem IS anti-competitive and needs to be challenged.
     
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  20. sks316

    sks316 Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness remaster activist
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    I don't think Epic was making any extra money from purchases for the small amount of time their direct payment feature was live, I think they actually discounted purchases by 30% if you used Epic direct payment, meaning they gain nothing from this, except not having to pay into the Apple monopoly.
     
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