Epic’s battle for “open platforms” ignores consoles’ massive closed market

Enlarge Aurich Lawson / Getty Images Yesterday, Epic used Fortnite to essentially wage open war against Apple’s and Google’s mobile app marketplaces. First it added a discounted “Epic Direct Payment” option alongside the standard iOS App Store and Google Play payment options in Fortnite, in direct violation of those stores’ policies. Then, when Fortnite was […]