And so it begins: Payment platform shares timeline for alternative in-app purchase system on iOS

The Apple vs. Epic Games saga has been going on for over a year now. It first started when Epic Games, the company known for Fortnite, implemented its own in-app purchase (IAP) system on iOS last year. In response, Apple removed the game from the App Store and then terminated Epic’s developer account. Back in September, a year later, a court ruled in Epic’s favor and gave Apple 90 days to allow alternative in-app purchase systems on iOS. It appears like some platforms are already preparing for this change.
As per a MacRumors report, Paddle — a payment platform founded in 2012, has shared a timeline for its own alternative IAP system. App developers will be able to take advantage of it down the road. That is assuming Apple allows developers to implement and use their own payment systems in iOS apps. The website already allows developers to join the waitlist and express their interest in the platform. They’re planning to launch it on December 7th, three months after the recent court r…

Written By: Mahmoud Itani

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