Legendary says Apple ‘has no rights to the fruits of Impressive’s labor’ in latest filing

 Legendary says Apple ‘has no rights to the fruits of Impressive’s labor’ in latest filing

Legendary Games fired back against Apple yet again in a brand-new court filing, stating the iPhone maker “has no rights to the fruits of Legendary’s labor,” the most recent salvo in the ongoing fight between the 2 companies.

A fast recap: Back in August, Legendary introduced a new direct-payment system in its extremely popular Fortnite video game to bypass Apple’s 30 percent charge. Apple kicked Fortnite off the App Shop for breaking its rules, and Epic responded with a civil claim against Apple, alleging that Apple was violating antitrust law. Impressive likewise revealed that Apple threatened to terminate the developer account used to support the business’s Unreal Engine platform, which would avoid Epic from establishing future video games for iOS or Mac.

Previously this month, United States District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers approved an injunction that avoids Apple from striking back against Unreal Engine, but refused to grant an injunction that would have brought back Fortnite in Apple

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