On Thursday, Epic Games launched a new way to buy digital clothing (such as character clothing and weapons) at a discount price, challenging not only apple, but also
users who pay directly to Epic Games will get a 20% discount, while users who pay through Apple App store or Google play will pay higher fees.
Tim Sweeney, chief executive of Epic Games, has long criticized Apple’s control of the app store. In an interview in July, he said Apple was an “absolute monopoly.”.
at a hearing in July, the house antitrust Committee put pressure on Apple CEO Tim Cook about the app store policy.
Epic Games wants to create its own cross platform game market, including iPhone, Android and windows. A prominent feature of epic game store is that it charges lower fees from buyers.