‘Fortnite’ has now been punted from the Google Play Store as well

'Fortnite' has now been punted from the Google Play Store as well

Apple removed Fortnite from its App Store on Thursday, citing developer Epic Games’ addition of new, unapproved features to the massively popular battle royale game. Now it seems Google has done the same, unceremoniously booting Fortnite from the Google Play Store.

As is the case with Apple, at contention is Fortnite‘s new in-game payment optionFortnite allows players to purchase in-game currency V-bucks with real money, which can then be traded for cosmetic items. On Thursday, Epic Games updated the Fortnite app to let players buy V-bucks directly from the developer, offering a 20 percent discount from its regular price and bypassing Google Play In-app billing. Read more…

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