iPhones with Fortnite installed selling for thousands on eBay

Dozens of listings for pre-owned iPhones with Fortnite installed have appeared on eBay after Apple removed the game from its App Store.

Prices range from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars, with one listing attracting bids of more than $4,000. There is no way to verify whether or not such high bids are fake, though several high-end iPhones have received several bids above $1,000.

Similar listings for Samsung and other Android smartphones can be found following a similar ban of the Fortnite app from the Google Play Store.

The removals from online app stores came after a dispute between the two tech giants and Fortnite developer Epic Games.

Both Apple and Google take a cut of any in-game purchases made within apps downloaded through their platforms. A recent Fortnite…