In the metaverse, will big gaming eventually become big tech?
Fortnite v Apple is not just about the app store. The metaverse is the newest buzzword in Big Tech's sphere. Facebook, Apple, Google and Microsft have all invested considerably in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality devices. But are they the only ones showing an interest? The Economist analyses how Epic Games' (the creators of Fortnite) lawsuits against Apple and Google over their app stores symbolise a highly contested battle over the future of these technologies.
From The Economist