Fortnite, removed from Google and Apple app stores #FreeFortnite

Google and Apple announced that they are removing the famous Fortnite game from the Play Store and the App Store respectively after Epic Games, the company that developed the video game, allowed users to make purchases directly from the game app, which helps it avoid the 30% tax imposed by Google and Apple.

Epic Games released an update where Fortnite players could make purchases directly from the game app. If these purchases had passed through the Google apps and Apple the developer would have to pay a commission of up to 30%.

Epic has taken legal action to end Apple’s anti-competitive restrictions on mobile device marketplaces. The papers are available here.

After the release of this update, Epic Games offered users discounts of up to 20% for purchases they made in the application.

“The open Android ecosystem allows developers to distribute apps through multiple app stores. For game developers who choose to use the Play Store, we have consistent policies that are fair to developers and keep the store safe for users.

Although Fortnite remains available on Android, we can no longer make it available in Play because it violates our policies. However, we welcome the opportunity to continue our discussions with Epic and bring Fortnite back to Google Play,” a Google spokesperson said.

Fortnite is also available to download on Android directly through its own Epic website.

The company also released a video parodying Apple shortly after the company decided to remove Fortnite from AppStore.

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Fortnite is played by 350 million people

Epic announced that Fortnite now has 350 million players, a new confirmation that battle rearers are already among the most popular games of all time.

Launched in 2017, Fortnite is still growing, attracting new and new ad. It is true that the success of recent months has also contributed to social isolation measures, which keep the little ones and not only at home.

Fortnite now has, according to official data provided by Epic, 350 million registered users.

It’s a massive increase amid the pandemic, which has brought in 100 million new users in about two months. At the previous announcement in March, Fortnite had 250 million players.

Epic doesn’t say how many of the registered users are active daily or even monthly. Instead, he says last month the cumulative game time was 3.2 billion hours.

The game manufacturer tries to make Fortnite a kind of virtual universe in which people play, but also socialize. Beyond the main activities, the building and the shot, the game has lately acquired capabilities that go beyond the horizon of a simple battle royale.

Epic has created an area he calls party royale, an island where players can relax and talk to each other, taking a break from the main activities of the game.

Two concerts have already been held, which could only be watched in the game, and a music festival will be held on Friday, attended by several artists.


Top 10 Multiplayer PC Games To Play During COVID19

Did you notice that there’s been an increased wave of requests for multiplayer mods? It doesn’t really matter what game it is; chances are that there’s been a request of the likes. After all, one of the (many) disappointments and complaints regarding No Man’s Sky happened to be that there was no delivery on that “multiplayer experience” promise that we’d been baited with.

We don’t know how successful random co-op mods are, but these 10 Top Multiplayer PC Games To Play At Least Once have hit the nail on the head with their formulas.


We can’t kick off this list without first talking about the current reigning king of top multiplayer PC games. Overwatch is a 2016 release that had the gaming community go absolutely nuts. At first glance, the premise doesn’t seem to steer too far away from the classic collaborative experiences. What Overwatch has, however, is an addictive gameplay, a refreshing first-person view, and an array of uniquely charming characters.


Speaking of reigning kings, there was a time when LoL was constantly above all the top multiplayer PC games existing on the market at the time. In fact, it might as well have entered the hall of fame of the most famous multiplayer games of all time. LoL brought strategy MMO’s to an insane popularity and was one of those games that developed into the phenomenon known as e-sports. Even now, tens and hundreds of avid fans partake in competitions.


There are two kinds of games that you can play with your friends: the ones that have you competing directly against them and the ones that require for you to collaborate. You thought Mario Kart was a friendship doomer? Then you haven’t tried Portal 2. Valve took a step forward from the previous installment by introducing the co-op mode. Now, players everywhere get the unique chance of smashing their head repeatedly against the joystick while yelling to their friends to place the portal a little bit more to the left.


You are seated in front of a bomb with a countdown. Your friend is holding a defusing manual. Neither of you can see what the other is doing. Going simply by the directions and explanations of the other, you two brave heroes must defuse all modes of the bomb before the timer goes off. It sounds like playing with fire, but also like a lot of fun.


Whoever was around in 2007 probably remembers the Team Fortress 2 mania at the time of its release. There is something oddly charming about this game, which, in theory, kind of resembles most MMO’s with its “classes pick” options. Of course, we all know that’s not the case. The best thing about Team Fortress 2 is trying to explain Team Fortress 2.


Regardless of whether it’s a MMORPG or not, it’s still one of the definitive top multiplayer PC games of the last two decades. WoW has earned its place in the hall of fame, so much that it barely needs any further introductions. Not only is the first game a classic, but the present releases keep having the game reinvent itself.


CS:GO is right up there on par with Overwatch for the title of “the game that can get the most people glued to their PC screens for over twelve hours in a row.” It’s definitely one of the top multiplayer PC games at the moment and the combinations in its formula work so well that it’s just so difficult to resist it.


Are you tired of all the shooter formulas that seem to have plagued this list? Well, if you’re seeking a truly unique experience, look no further than Rocket League. Even though a simple definition doesn’t do it justice, at the end of the day, Rocket League is a game about playing football with… cars. Whether it’s something you’ve longed after your whole life or if you’re scratching your head, giving it a shot sounds like the only fair conclusion.


Another of the top multiplayer PC games OF 2018, Ark: Survival Evolved brings into the picture a new kind of multiplayer experience. It’s not all about car football and MMO’s. Sometimes a survival experience on an island filled with weird creatures and dinosaurs can be just as much of a thrilling experience.


And last but not least, let’s all remember why multiplayer modes were actually invented in the first place – to completely annihilate your friends in direct confrontations. With Mortal Kombat X, you can go against other players all over the world in rounds of gore-filled battles to the (literal) death.