Reportedly, Microsoft (MSFT) allows Epic Games Inc, Amazon.com Inc (AMZN), and other firms to integrate their app stores into the technology giant’s marketplace, giving more options to third-party developers. The company said it would not take a cut from app developers’ revenue when the apps manage their own in-app payment systems.
The move comes as developers have long criticized Apple’s commissions of between 15% and 30% on many App Store purchases, which some developers view as an opaque and unpredictable app-vetting process.
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