Epic Games and Apple, we have conveyed to you the litigation process in the middle and the companies’ experiences in this process. The conflict arising from the excess of the board size in the middle of the two companies came to an end with the decision of the court. In this context, Epic Games became the definitive winner of the lawsuit process that has been going on for 1 year.
in Apple decreases at the expense of share was seen. An interesting situation emerged during the lawsuit that resulted in the victory of Epic Games. in court” What is a video game?” was left in the air. Let’s take a closer look at the statements of the judge, who made a rather unknown statement at first, which later became somewhat clearer.
It is usual not to be able to make an obvious description in the face of the game world that branches out truth to different sides:
california judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, had opened the case with the description of the video game. Saying that at the lowest level, video games require some interaction, Rogers said, ‘ at an obvious level command or choice and gives these choices to the player. reflectinggames‘ showed as a video game. It was also stated that there is a wide range of games that differ from passive entertainment areas such as TV series, movies and music with their interactive aspects.
In addition, Rogers, who was the main focus of the case, About that Fortnite is a video game said that they agreed and therefore the definition of the word in question was not that valuable for the case.
When things are actually messy ‘ being interactive‘ problem also involved Netflix. Bandersnatch
It is still being debated whether the platform, which contains interactive content such as , can be counted as a video game store.
If Epic can prove that Netflix is a video game store, Netflix will also get a stake in the lawsuit. If he can’t, the judge’s decision on the App Store probably won’t affect Netflix.