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Judge blocks Apple from retaliating against Unreal Engine, Fortnite to remain off App Store

A federal judge on Friday granted Epic Games’ petition to prohibit any action by Apple against the Unreal Engine, but denied the game maker’s bid to reinstate Fortnite to the App Store.

In her ruling, Judge Yvonne Gonzales Rogers granted in part and denied in part Epic’s preliminary injunction that sought to both protect an affiliate developer account that maintains the Unreal Engine and force Apple to restore Fortnite after it was pulled for implementing a rule-breaking direct payment option.The ruling cements an earlier decision from August and ensures the current state of affairs remains unchanged throughout a pending bench trial.

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