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Apple countersues Epic and asks for damages

Apple filed a countersuit on Tuesday against Fornite creator Epic Games and asked the court to award it damages, a request that Epic did not make in its initial lawsuit.

"Although Epic portrays itself as a modern corporate Robin Hood, in reality it is a multi-billion dollar enterprise that simply wants to pay nothing for the tremendous value it derives from the App Store," Apple claimed. Fornite is still not available in the App Store, but a judge did rule in late August that Apple could not block Epic's developer accounts used for its Unreal Engine.

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