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Another front is opening in Google's antitrust war today, as a trial between the search giant and Fortnite dev Epic Games over Google's Play Store fees is kicking off in a California court.  The case goes back to 2020, and was filed shortly after Google booted Epic's popular battle royale game Fortnite from the Play Store when …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    I can't tell the pot from the kettle

    Here's hoping the courts can come up with a decision that both sides see as a loss.

  2. EvilGardenGnome

    What is unsaid matters

    "Google VP for government affairs and public policy"

    The fact a corp has a dedicated VP and department for gov affairs and policy speaks so many volumes.

    On a semi-related note, what is the reg standards soviet for amount of text? I'd imagine the "art gallery". The National Gallery in London has about 2300 paintings; at 1000 words per painting, an art gallery would be, in this case, 2.3 million words.

  3. Grogan Silver badge

    Every single game dev, or publisher that takes Epic's carrots goes on my shitlist. I hope they keep operating their store and services at a loss until it kills them.

    I refuse to ever buy games from those companies that go with Epic store exclusives, not in 6 months, not ever.

    Nobody needs to buy games, and these twats need to learn that.

    1. DS999 Silver badge

      Even if you "need" to buy games

      You don't need to buy THEIR games.

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