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Epic Games Claims Apple Retaliated Over Lawsuits by Banning the Gaming Company’s Developer Account

Apple has rejected Epic Games’ application for a developer account it would use to launch an app store for iPhones in Europe, Epic CEO Tim Sweeney said Wednesday.

Sweeney said Apple’s decision was in retaliation over the gaming company’s antitrust lobbying, its lawsuit against Apple, and some of Sweeney’s social media posts, citing emails from Apple App Store chief Phil Schiller and Apple lawyers.

“The manner in which Apple is going about killing Epic here as a competitor to the App Store is super egregious,” Sweeney said on a call with reporters. “This is the medieval feudal lord, mounting the skulls of their former enemies on their castle walls.”

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