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Apple refuses to allow major gaming apps from Microsoft, Google, and Facebook onto the App Store, and the fight just went public


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afacc123

The reason, Apple said, is because those apps provide access to games that haven't been rated by Apple's review guidelines.

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Sucker

Good for Android. Reditt la masth disco vundi deeni meeda. Many game lovers moving to Android. Xcloud is amazing man. Don't know about stadia. 

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"Our customers enjoy great apps and games from millions of developers, and gaming services can absolutely launch on the App Store as long as they follow the same set of guidelines applicable to all developers," an Apple spokesperson told Business Insider, "including submitting games individually for review and appearing in charts and search."

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afacc123

It's a policy that Apple applies to only game services while allowing apps like Netflix and Spotify to provide access to vast libraries that don't need to pass through Apple's App Store review process.
 

Both Microsoft and Facebook are publicly pushing back on Apple's policy.
 

The only way to publish apps onto the iPhone and iPad is through Apple's App Store.

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afacc123

Such is the case with a trio of apps from some of tech's heaviest hitters: Microsoft, Facebook, and Google all have major gaming apps that Apple refuses to publish. Microsoft's Game Pass, Google's Stadia, and Facebook's Gaming app all face roadblocks to publishing on the App Store.

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afacc123

Google removed the core component of its app - the Google Stadia app on iOS doesn't stream video games to your phone, which is what the service exists to do.

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1 minute ago, Sucker said:

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Antaremo 

ippudu nuvvu techhav point 

inkevaro vuntaru mee laaga 

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afacc123

Microsoft copied from Apple 

google learnt from Apple

what is wrong with them to abide by the developers rights of Apple 

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