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Epic Games files antitrust suit against Apple in European Union

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Epic Games widened its legal battle with Apple by filing an antitrust complaint against it in the European Union.

Fortnite maker Epic said it is “expanding the company’s fight to advance fairer digital platform practices for developers and consumers.”

The complaint, filed with the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition, alleges that through a “series of carefully designed anti-competitive restrictions, Apple has not just harmed but completely eliminated competition in app distribution and payment processes. Apple uses its control of the iOS ecosystem to benefit itself while blocking competitors and its conduct is an abuse of a dominant position and in breach of EU competition law.”

Apple hasn’t responded to a request for comment