The civil court showdown comes as larger government bodies seek to pursue Apple over similar concerns.
The policy change from the Xbox creator comes on the heels of Epic's legal argument that Apple takes an unfair cut of game developers' revenues.
Apple alleges Epic planned coordinated legal, public relations campaign to ‘revive’ interest in Fortnite
The billion-dollar game developer and trillion-dollar tech giant are set to go to court in May.
The deal is the latest of increased alcohol and beverage sponsorships in esports.
The two buildings leased by the publisher for more than a decade are now available.
After letting go of 50 esports employees, the company needs to figure out what's next for the industry's most expensive ventures.
The board of directors committee said it found no evidence of misconduct by CEO Nicolo Laurent.
Hylissang said he played through the weekend while sick with the virus.
Sources: Alienware terminates League of Legends global sponsorship following sexual harassment allegations against Riot Games CEO
The deal will end nearly a year early amid public controversy surrounding Riot's handling of sexual harassment claims.