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Epic Video games simply gained a brief restraining order in opposition to Apple — a minimum of partially. Efficient instantly, Apple can’t retaliate in opposition to Epic Video games by terminating the corporate’s Apple developer accounts or limiting use of Epic’s Unreal Engine by builders on Apple platforms.
However in the identical ruling, Decide Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers determined that Apple is not going to be required to deliver Fortnite — which it had banned after Epic added an in-app cost system in violation of Apple’s guidelines — again to the App Retailer.
“The Courtroom finds that with respect to Epic Video games’ movement as to its video games, together with Fortnite, Epic Video games has not but demonstrated irreparable hurt. The…