Epic Games confirms that the new season of ‘Fortnite’ is not coming to iOS or macOS.
The battle between Epic Games, Apple and Google continues. The company just released an update on its official website saying that “Apple is blocking updates and reinstalls from the App Store”. Ultimately, this has a clear consequence: The new season will not reach iOS and MacOS usersas confirmed by Epic.
According to Tim Sweeney’s company, Season 4 will be the second chapter of ‘Fortnite’, starting on April 27. not coming to iOS and macOS. This mainly affects all those users who still have the game installed on their iPhone, iPad or Mac device. Basically “Fortnite” for iOS and macOS stuck at version 13.40 and it will not continue until version 14.00.
What this means for “Fortnite” players on Apple devices
From Epic Games, they explain in their FAQ that the players who have already downloaded “Fortnite” from the App Store You should have no problem continuing to play the current version, although there are a few things to note. On the one hand, Epic notes that:
“If you’ve already downloaded ‘Fortnite’ from the App Store, you shouldn’t have a problem continuing to play Chapter 2 – Season 3 version 13.40 – whether you’re just playing on your mobile or also the latest version of ‘Fortnite ‘ does not play on other devices.
Now the Season 3 Battle Pass ends on August 27th when the new season starts, and “it is not possible to continue on every platformThis means that if you play version 14.00 on PC and version 13.40 on iOS, the progress will not be shared as before.
Also, players accessing “Fortnite” from iOS or Android (via Google Play) You cannot receive gifts, including the Season 4 Battle Pass. Instead, they have to register on an alternative platform like the desktop version to use it. But even if you do, the gift, whether it’s the clap, a skin or a dance, It will not be available neither in the iOS version nor in the Android version downloaded from Google Play.
It should be noted that this limitation does not affect “Fortnite” for Android if the APK is downloaded from the company’s official website or from the Samsung Galaxy Store. If the user has downloaded the game from there, the app will will continue to be updated and it will work normally. Speaking of iOS, let’s not forget that Apple is under no obligation to return “Fortnite” to the App Store for now, according to the judge in the case.
From Epic Games, they believe that “Apple’s rules add a 30% tax to all your purchases and penalize game developers like us who offer instant payment options.” bring to argue for a special treaty does not change this. These guidelines ensure a level playing field for all developers and make the store safe for all users. â€œThis is one Google-like attitudeHe explained that “we have consistent policies that are fair to developers and keep the store safe for users.”
Source: Sama Game
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