Epic Games CEO wants to resist monopoly, suggests a single app store for all platforms

The Epic Games versus Apple legal battle has been going on for over a year now. While courts have reached a decision, the waters haven’t calmed just yet. The CEO of Epic Games — Tim Sweeney — has renewed his attack on Apple and Google. This time he’s calling for a universal app store that works across all platforms — mobile, desktop, and consoles — to resist monopolies. He made his statement at the Global Conference for Mobile Application Ecosystem Fairness in Seoul, South Korea.
According to Bloomberg, Sweeney argued that “Apple must be stopped” and that Google is “crazy” regarding how it handled payments. At the conference, Tim stated:
What the world really needs now is a single store that works with all platforms. Right now software ownership is fragmented between the iOS App Store, the Android Google Play marketplace, different stores on Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch, and then Microsoft Store and the Mac App Store.

He mentioned that Epic Games is already working with d…

Written By: Mahmoud Itani

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