Apple has announced that it is adding over 30 new games to the service. This includes some brand new Apple Arcade Originals as well as some classic titles in two new categories. The gaming subscription service by Apple offers benefits like no ads, fully unlocked games, no in-app purchases, and family sharing with up to six people.
This includes NBA 2K21 Arcade Edition by 2K Games with the latest NBA roster for 5-on-5 basketball. A new game called Simon's Cat: Story Time has also been launched, developed by Tactile Games Limited.
Apple Arcade is a subscription-based gaming service that costs Rs. 99/ month or Rs. 99/ year with a one-month free trial. Customers who purchase a new iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, or Apple TV receive three months of Apple Arcade for free.
Timeless Classics includes universally loved, quintessential genres with titles like “Good Sudoku by Zach Gage,” “Chess - Play & Learn,” and “Backgammon,” while App Store Greats brings some of the best award-winning games from the App Store to Apple Arcade, including “Threes!,” “Mini Metro,” and “Fruit Ninja Classic,” all ad-free and fully unlocked. These two new categories join Arcade Originals to bring the service’s catalog to over 180 outstanding games for the entire family to enjoy at a great value, with no ads or additional in-app purchases.
The full list of all 32 new games
Want to know exactly what's been added? Here's the full list of new Apple Arcade games that were just added:
- Chameleon Run+
- Checkers Royal+
- Chess - Play & Learn+
- Clap Hanz Golf
- Cut the Rope Remastered
- Don't Starve: Pocket Edition+
- Flipflop Solitaire+
- Fruit Ninja Classic+
- Good Sudoku+
- Mahjong Titan+
- Mini Metro+
- Monument Valley+
- NBA 2K21 Arcade Edition
- The Oregon Trail
- Really Bad Chess
- The Room Two+
- Simon's Cat - Story Time
- Solitaire by MobilityWare+
- SongPop Party
- Star Trek: Legends
- Sudoku Simple+
- Taiko no Tatsujin Pop Tap Beat
- Tiny Crossword+
- Wonderbox: The Adventure Maker
- World of Demons
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The other category is App Store Greats. This includes classic App Store titles such as Monument Valley, Mini Metro, Threes!, Fruit Ninja Classic, Chameleon Run, BANDLAND, Blek, Don't Starve: Pocket Edition, Reigns, and The Room Two. While these games are still available separately, Apple Arcade subscribers will get access to them at no extra cost.
All of these games and more can be enjoyed on Apple Arcade without ads or in-app purchases. You can play them all for yourself with a subscription that costs $4.99 / £4.99 / AU$7.99 a month and you’ll get a one-month free trial when you first sign up.
FAQ's (Frequently Asked Questions)
1. What is Apple Arcade?
Apple Arcade is Apple’s answer to services like Google Play Pass and, to an extent, Xbox Game Pass. It’s a subscription platform that, for a monthly fee, gives you unlimited access to a library of games. It’s like the Netflix of App Store titles.
2. What kind of games just got added to Apple Arcade?
With 30 new games to choose from, it can be hard to work out which to jump into first, but there are a few standout titles that you should definitely check out.
3. What about our subscription?
Once you’ve subscribed, you’ll be able to download and play every App Store game that’s included on the platform, including some Arcade exclusive games you wouldn’t be able to play otherwise.