Sony charges developers for cross-platform play, court documents reveal

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Sony may have been charging developers to implement cross-platform play on PlayStation.

That’s according to new documents surfaced as part of the ongoing Apple vs. Epic lawsuit, as well as testimony from Epic CEO Tim Sweeney.

Sweeney confirmed in court that Sony is the only platform that asks for crossplay compensation. He also stated that Epic agreed to pay these fees to enable crossplay in the PlayStation version of Fortnite.

Details of Sony’s cross-platform revenue share were revealed in a 2019 document, shared by The Verge. This document showed Sony demanding a royalty payment whenever a significant number

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