Epic Games succumbs to Google

Posted on Apr 22, 2020

Fortnite is now on the Play Store. Rejoice? Well, not really. Is Fortnite already on Huawei’s app store? Amazon’s? “Open always win”? :)

“Google puts software downloadable outside of Google Play at a disadvantage, through technical and business measures such as scary, repetitive security pop-ups for downloaded and updated software, restrictive manufacturer and carrier agreements and dealings, Google public relations characterizing third party software sources as malware, and new efforts such as Google Play Protect to outright block software obtained outside the Google Play store,” Epic