Fortnite Creator Epic Games Says Players Can Use Apple Sign-In System

Apple and Epic Games have been in a legal tussle since August, when the Fortnite maker launched its own in-app payment system.

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Fortnite Creator Epic Games Says Players Can Use Apple Sign-In System

The company warned gamers should prepare their accounts if the Apple sign-in option was removed

Highlights
  • Epic had said gamers wouldn't be able to log in from Friday
  • Apple said Epic Games violated app store guidelines
  • Gamers warned to be prepared if Apple sign-in option was removed

Fortnite creator Epic Games said on Thursday Apple has given its users an "indefinite extension" to log into the game using an Apple sign-in system.

Apple and Epic Games have been in a legal tussle since August, when the maker of the popular video game launched its own in-app payment system, which was in violation of the iPhone maker's app store guidelines.

Epic had said on Wednesday that gamers would not be able to log into the game using their Apple sign-in credentials from Friday.

The company, however, warned gamers should prepare their accounts if the Apple sign-in option was removed. The latest update on Apple sign-in access was announced in a tweet and support page.

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