Fortnite to return to iOS in 2023

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Fortnite to return to iOS in 2023

Despite a legal battle with Apple, Epic CEO Tim Sweeney has indicated that Fortnite would return to iOS in 2023.

The game was previously removed from the App Store for violating Apple’s policies in August 2020.

Sweeney tweeted the news to welcome the new year. “Next year on iOS!” he wrote.

With iOS 17, Apple will soon allow third-party app stores or sideloading applications to comply with the Digital Markets Act rule in Europe.

As a result, this might make it possible for Fortnite to return to iOS and iPadOS. However, access to the game via the App Store is not necessary.

After being removed from the App Store, Epic Games filed a lawsuit against Apple, and that legal battle is still ongoing.

Sweeney said, “We’re fighting for open platforms and policy changes equally benefiting all developers. And it’ll be a hell of a fight!”