Apple yanks video games with Accomplice flags from the App Retailer
Following the lead of different main retailers like Walmart, Amazon, Etsy and eBay in eradicating merchandise that includes the Accomplice flag, Apple has reportedly begun eradicating apps that function the Stars and Bars from its on-line retailer. The apps most affected are, unsurprisingly, Civil Warfare video games like Final Common: Gettysburg and Civil Struggle.
Final Basic’s developer confirmed by way of tweet that it is app had been pulled from the App Retailer for that cause:
Apple has pulled the pill model of the sport from Appstore due to the Accomplice Flag. particulars coming…
— Ultimate_General (@GeneralUltimate) June 25, 2015
As Polygon factors out, principally any depiction of the Accomplice flag (even in its correct historic context) seems to be sufficient for Apple to nix an offending app. What’s extra, Google seems to be to have taken the identical motion and eliminated all apps that includes the flag from Play. We have reached out to Apple for affirmation that the flag is the rationale behind the removing of those apps and can replace as soon as they reply with remark.