The EU granted new rights to developers on Sunday. GamesIndustry.biz explained how it will provide better protection for App Store developers.
The scope of the regulation is limited to platforms that allow developers and publishers to offer their games to players, where the platform facilitates direct transactions between developers and publishers and players. The online stores of console manufacturers do not identify themselves as markets like the Apple App Store or Google Play, which clearly fall under the new regulations. Instead, they see themselves as digital retail stores that enter into direct transactional relationships with players, and are not subject to the new regulations as “online intermediation services” that facilitate the initiation of transactions. direct between developers / editors and actors.