Apple might still collect a commission from developers, even if they don’t use its payment system

You’re probably aware of the fact that Apple charges developers a 15-30% commission fee for using its billing system. This affects all in-app purchases of third-party apps published on the App Store. Epic Games sued Apple for that, and the Cupertino giant was ordered to allow competing payment platforms. A legal filing has revealed that Apple may be planning to charge the commission anyway. So, potentially, Apple could land a piece of the pie from any purchase initiated from an iOS app — even if users complete it on the web.
What I’ve come to assume is now in black and white in this filing from Apple: If the injunction goes into effect, Apple seems likely to charge a commission on any transactions that start in the app, even if they are completed on the web.
— David Barnard (@drbarnard) December 2, 2021

As 9to5Mac reports, a legal filing has revealed that Apple might be considering charging a commission fee for all purchases initi…

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