Apple will allow dating apps in the Netherlands to use alternative payment systems, developers must maintain a separate app binary

Apple will allow dating apps in the Netherlands to use alternative payment systems, developers must maintain a separate app binary

Apple will allow dating apps in the Netherlands to use alternative payment systems, developers must maintain a separate app binary In order to comply with a ruling from The Netherlands authorities, late on Friday Apple announced that it would allow developers of dating apps to offer alternative payments systems other than Apple’s In-App Purchase system, thereby circumventing Apple’s traditional 15-30% IAP cut. However, Apple will still charge a commission on these purchases regardless (details yet to be disclosed). However, implementing this will not be straightforward. Developers will need to create and maintain a completely separate app binary which includes special entitlements, and is only made available in the Netherlands App Store. Earlier this week, Apple said it would allow third-party payment systems in Korea but the company would still collect …
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