Epic Games had no choice but to launch Fortnite in the App Store — there’s no way to sideload content on the iPhone without complex Jailbreaking hacks. On Android, Epic chose to release the game independently because Android does allow sideloading. However, the operating system quite reasonably warns users before they sideload apps. Sweeny bashed these “scary” pop-ups in his speech. Although, Google is treating Fortnite just like it would any other app. The “unknown sources” toggle is there for a good reason. Let’s not forget Epic launched Fortnite with a serious security hole on Android.
Epic Games CEO calls Android a fake open system, says Apple is even worse
Posted on Tuesday, Feb 18 2020 @ 13:28 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck