Epic reaches settlement with FTC
Epic has reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). In it, Epic will pay $245 million USD to the FTC
Epic has reached a settlement with the FTC and hopes to move beyond long-standing industry practices.
There are 2 parts to the settlement. The first sees Epic paying the FTC $245 million USD to resolve concerns related to past designs of the Fortnite item shop and the way in which refunds worked. These funds will be distributed to Epic customers at the discreation of the FTC.
The second, Epic will be $275 million USD to resolve concerns related to children's privacy in Fortnite.
You can ready about the changes Epic has made since the original FTC investigation along with Epic's thoughts on what the games industry and a whole can do to make things better for all involved over on Epic's Website.