Fortnite’s next season will arrive by tomorrow, but as per Epic, if you have iOS or macOS, you won’t be able to access it. But we know there is a catch. As per Verge, gamers on iPhone and Mac can still lose cross-play Fortnite multiplayer with the non-Apple device. But players on Apple platforms are stuck with Fortnite’s new edition and can only compete with each other.
The legal battle between Epic and Apple would effectively break Fortnite into two in the shorter games. Fortnite fans will have access to all the latest stuff that will appear in the new season on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Mobile, and Ios. Most recent seasons in Fortnite have experienced big improvements, including map upgrades, recent cosmetic items, and the new in-game bonuses for their access to the combat pass. It could be especially fascinating if you are a Marvel fan.
Players are, though, skipping all this new material on Apple computers. The game is in decline essentially. Fortnite is recognized for its significant events in the series, so players on Apple devices will skip upcoming events.
This dark plan was foreseen. The trouble began on 13th August when Epic introduced to Fortnite a direct payment system that violated the rules of Apple. Soon afterward the Apple launched Fortnite’s attack against the iPhone manufacturer in the App Store. Epic sued Apple and released a brief video parodying Apple’s “1984” commercial and wrote a lengthy blog calling for players to tweet the hashtag # FreeFortnite. A week later it revealed an in-game competition of anti-Apple Fortnite cosmetics and real-world swag
To further confuse the case, Apple has at least for now been relieved of the responsibility to restore Fortnite to the App Store because the court has declined to issue an emergency restraining order. The Court injunction stopped Apple from withdrawing all Epic’s developer accounts, for the time being, keeping the account connected to the licensing company and the Epic’s Incredible Engine unchanged. A provisional judgment is set for 28 September, and each of these interim legal rulings will be turned into more definitive judgments over the course of the trials.
In the short term, the decision is in Epic’s hands to change Fortnite’s status on Apple devices. If Epic decides to carry Fortnite back to the iOS app store by itself, Apple claims that the studio will have to “meet the App Store guidelines.” If Epic updates it, they will bring Fortnite back to iOS, as stated by Apple. In order to prove its case, Apple needs you to realize that it’s Awesome rather than Apple that divides the Fortnite culture.