Microsoft provides subliminal support to Epic Games ahead of Apple lawsuit

Posted on Apr 30, 2021, 2:09 PMUpdated on Apr 30, 2021, 4:08 PM

It is a decision by Microsoft that is delighting Epic Games, publisher of the video game phenomenon Fortnite, a few days before a resounding trial that will begin on Monday, May 3 between the company of billionaire Tim Sweeney and Apple. In a blog post published Thursday April 29, Microsoft indicates that the commission it arrogates on the sales of video games for PC from its online store Microsoft Store will be lowered from 30 to 12%, as of August 1 next.

“Wow! “Dropped the boss of Epic Games on Twitter by relaying this announcement likely to chip the defense of Apple. Epic has filed a lawsuit for abuse of the dominant position of the apple company in the mobile application market. The video game giant accuses him of levying a commission of 30% on the turnover generated via the most profitable applications for iPhones, such as his. For him, the reduction granted by Microsoft is therefore timely …

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