First came Spotify in March of 2019. Then it was parental control apps Qustodio and Kidslox in April and e-book distributor Rakuten a little over a year later. Two months later Bluetooth tracker maker Tile followed suit, as did instant messaging app Telegram in July of 2020.

And now Epic Games, the makers of the world’s most popular e-game, has joined the fray and accused Apple of monopolising iOS app distribution and payments.