April 14, 2021

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Epic Games sues Google in Australia

American company Epic game, Author of the popular video game Fortnight, Filed a case against Google Australia dominates the distribution and payment of mobile applications.

Epic game Already tried similar cases against giants Google Y Apple In Europe, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Commissions Google Y Apple They can reach 30% of the transactions made through mobile applications.

Epic Games filed a lawsuit against the exploitative system for “abuse of dominance”. Android of Google Before the Federal Court of Australia.

November, Epic game Had filed a similar case against Apple.

Google Using its presence in virtual app stores as an argument gives the illusion of openness, “said Tim Sweeney, founder and CEO Epic game.

In fact, it rarely affects the monopoly of the Android operating system, “he said.

A spokesman Google Australia, in consultation with the AFP, declined to comment.

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