Google mulled Epic purchase as Fortnite legal row raged

Google considered an offer to purchase Epic Games, the company behind the Fortnite mobile game, during the legal row over in-app purchases within the game.

According to unredacted court documents, which have now been unsealed, Google pondered buying “some or all” of Epic. The gaming giant remains in dispute with Google and Apple over its efforts to bypass Play Store and App Store rules on in-app purchases.

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