The Epic Battle Continues

In September 2020, we discussed the Epic Games vs. Apple (and Google) case in our blog post. To cut a long story short, Epic Games introduced a new payment system for its best-selling mobile game, Fortnite, offering an alternative in-app purchase method. The new payment system bypasses the 30 %...

EU proposal seeks to set strict rules for AI

A proposal drafted by the European Commission on the regulation of artificial intelligence was leaked ahead of its publication date. The official announcement is expected to be next week. According to the draft, the European Union plans to avoid the dystopian scenarios from Black Mirror or Westworld by taking a...

Loot Boxes – the next level

We have already covered some basics relating to loot boxes in our article. After writing the article there have been some major developments in the gaming world - so let’s take a look at the recent issues regarding the infamous in-game reward mechanism.  What exactly is going on? During the fall of 2020,...

Is Epic Games reshaping the future of in-app purchases?

Well that escalated quickly. Apple didn’t like Epic Games’ new payment system and removed Fortnite from the App Store. This might have a big impact on the future of in-app purchases. Epic Games, the developer of Fortnite, one of the most popular online video games at the moment, recently announced...

How to build an independent eSports league on solid legal ground

As we spend more and more time at home playing games, the thought may come to mind “Should I test my metal in an online tournament? Or maybe our friendly group tournament could be something bigger...”  Due to gaming in general becoming more mainstream and becoming more than just a hobby, as shown by the explosive growth of the eSports industry during...