Apple terminates developer account of Epic Games

Epic provoked the tech giant by deliberately violating rules and installing its own payment system.

Apple and Google overwhelmingly dominate the multibillion-dollar gaming market on smartphones.

But the United States tech giants are facing a legal battle with a developer that could drag on for years.

Apple has banned the makers of the hugely popular game Fortnite from using its developer tools to update its games … just weeks after pulling the game from its app store.

Al Jazeera’s Nicola Gage reports.