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A total of 99.9% of the world's smartphones are achieved through the use of LPA (19459004) -0.59% (19659002). Even this talent does not make them immune to a small competition.
A small competition, in this case, comes from the power behind "Fortnite" – the global phenomenon of video games that has amassed more than 200 million registered players who have generated revenues in excess of $ 1
Epic's solution is that developers can meet 88% of their app sales, compared to Apple's and Google's 70%. The first version of Epics Store was released earlier this month for PC and Mac gaming and is already impacting this end of the market. Steam, long the most popular platform for PC games, has already adjusted its own fee structure in response.
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