Google pulled ‘Fortnite’ from the Play Store on Android


Just hours after Apple pulled Fortnite from the App Store, it appears Google has followed suit in its Play Store. Epic Games updated its blockbuster title with an in-app option that included a discount if players pay them directly. This goes against the policies of both stores, however on Android, at least, Epic could distribute its game via sideloading, and previously had. Epic has already filed a lawsuit against Apple over pulling its app, and we’ll see what happens on the Android side.

Google has issued a statement on the situation:

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