Epic Games is trolling Apple with a “1984” Fortnite video. It’s pretty… epic. Watch
Yesterday, we wrote about Epic Games after the creator of Fornite game defied the App Store Monopoly. In retaliation, Apple blocked Fortnite from a billion devices. Apple blocked Fortnite from the App Store, removing everyone’s ability to install and update the game on iOS devices, while instructing Epic to “remove the ‘Epic direct payment’ feature.”
Apple is keeping prices high so they can collect 30% of your payments, and is blocking Fortnite in order to prevent Epic from passing on the savings from direct payments to gamers. Epic has since taken legal action to end Apple’s anti-competitive restrictions on mobile device marketplaces.
Apple is being unfair to Epic Games. A recently released document published by Verge found that Apple gave Amazon special treatment to get Prime Video into App Store. Apple agreed to charge Amazon a 15 percent fee instead of the standard 30 for subscriptions
Now, Epic Games is trolling Apple with a “1984” Fortnite video. Nighteen Eighty-Fortnite is Epic Games mocking the 1984 Apple commercial that was released in response to Apple removing Fortnite from the app store.
Now check out this scene by scene comparison as we look at all the shots from Epic Games’ new Free Fortnite short and see how it matches up to Apple’s original 1984 ad.