Apple, Epic Games spat is a matter of priority, EU industry chief says

Mar 7, 2024

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU regulators have been tasked with into looking into the spat between Apple and Fortnite video-game maker Epic Games as a matter of priority, EU industry chief Thierry Breton said on Thursday.

“Under the #DMA, there is no room for threats by gatekeepers to silence developers. I have asked our services to look into Apple’s termination of Epic’s developer account as a matter of priority,” Breton said on X social media platform.

He was referring to the Digital Markets Act, which Apple and five other big tech companies have to comply with from Thursday or risk fines.

(Reporting by Foo Yun Chee; Editing by GV De Clercq)

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