Apple Arcade gets about 30 new games including Fantasian, NBA 2K, and Monument Valley
The company also announced two new categories in the catalog including “Timeless Classics”, and “App Store Greats”. Here is everything we know about the new Apple Arcade update, new titles, and more.
Apple has just shared a new announcement about its video game subscription service Apple Arcade. As per this new update, the company has just added “more than 30” titles to the service. The company also announced two new categories in the catalog including “Timeless Classics”, and “App Store Greats”. These new categories outlined the bulk of new games that have arrived as part of this new update. Besides these, Apple Arcade also got new “Arcade Originals” which pushes the total number of titles to about 180. Here is everything we know about the new Apple Arcade update, new titles, categories, and more.
Apple Arcade update brings new games to the service
The company has rolled out NBA 2K21 Arcade Edition as the new “exclusive Arcade Original” title in the new update. Other Original titles include Star Trek: Legends, The Oregon Trail, and Fantasian. Besides, the company also teased three upcoming titles for the service including Legends of Kingdom Rush, Frenzic Overtime, and Leo’s Fortune. Matt Fischer, the Vice President for App Store at Apple also issued a statement as part of the update announcement. Fischer stated, “Today we’re launching our biggest expansion since the service debuted, now offering more than 180 great games that include new Arcade Originals, Timeless Classics, and App Store Greats.”
Apple Arcade Originals list also includes SongPop Party, Simon’s Cat: Story Time, and Cut the Rope Remastered. Looking at the Timeless Classics category, we get Really Bad Chess, Sudoku Simple, and Backgammon. It also includes Tiny Crossword and Solitaire. Moving to the App Store Greats, we get, Monument Valley, Mini Metro, Threes!, Fruit Ninja Classic, and Chameleon Run.
To recap details around Apple Arcade, it is a monthly subscription-based video game service. Subscribers can play the games on multiple device platforms including the iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, and Mac. However, the highlight of the service is likely the absence of in-game ads, in-app purchases, and high quality. Apple offers stand-alone subscriptions for the service in addition to a Family plan where six people can access the games. The company offers a free three-month-long subscription with a new iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, and Mac purchase. Finally, the individual plan is priced at Rs. 195 and family price is set at Rs. 365 with a one-month free trial.