Epic Games has explained the true reason – the unwillingness to share revenue with Google
Google has removed from service Play popular mobile game Fortnite Battle Royale. When you try to download the game, users see the error about the unavailability of this program.
The reason for the removal Google calls the harmfulness of the games for the smartphone, supposedly it can steal personal data. Epic Games has explained the true reason – the unwillingness to share revenue with Google. In any transaction in Fortnite Battle Royale, the company would have to give Google 30% of income.
Fortnite Battle Royale is a temporary exclusive for Samsung smartphones
Given that Fortnite Battle Royale, the developers have made billions, then remove the game from Google Play will hit Google’s revenue.
To bypass the limitations of Epic Games is preparing a separate page to download Fortnite Battle Royale bypassing Google Play. However, this optional evening for the Android smartphones will not appear until September, because Fortnite is a temporary exclusive project for the smartphone Samsung Galaxy Note 9.
Earlier, the developers of Fallout have buried the game in Steam, and the long-awaited game made it to iPhone and iPad after 5 years.