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Fortnite is an online video game developed by Epic Games and released in 2017.
In addition to Tim Cook, the list of witnesses on Apple's side includes senior vice president of software engineering Craig Federighi and senior vice president of marketing Philip Schiller. On Epic Games' side, Tim Sweeney will testify.
The date has been set for the trial between Epic Games and Apple over the App Store commission case. The first hearing will take place on May 3, and representatives of both companies will be required to attend it in person.
According to the subpoena, Apple asked for access to Steam operations, product listing, and sales data the company considered relevant to its ongoing legal battle with Epic Games.
By filing a new antitrust complaint with the European Union, Epic Games expanded the territory of its ongoing fight with Apple. The new complaint follows similar legal action in the UK, US, and Australia.
Epic Games and Apple are still butting heads, and Epic decided to shift its focus to the UK market, filing lawsuits against Apple and Google to the Competition Appeal Tribunal.
The battle between Apple and Epic Games continues and Fortnite won't appear on the App Store till the end of the lawsuits. But iOS users will be able to play Fortnite in Safari thanks to the GeForce Now cloud gaming service.
Epic Games tried to secure Fortnight's return to the Apple Store before the trial ends, but Apple has received permission from Judge Yvonne Gonzales Rogers to ban Fortnite in the App Store.