Apple finally pulled the wraps from the much-awaited Apple Arcade gaming service. The Apple Arcade is a subscription that will allow you to access an array of paid games on iPad, iPhone, and Mac and was announced early this year. The company will charge a flat monthly subscription fee of $4.99/month and will allow you to access selected games on the App Store. Apple is also offering a free one month trial for Apple Arcade subscribers.
Apple Arcade Price
Apple Arcade is priced at $4.99/month for a family membership and the subscription fee will entitle you to a curated set of games. Apple is also offering a one-month trial of Apple Arcade to new users.
All Apple Arcade games will be stripped from ads and in-app purchases. Most importantly you can access Apple Arcade games on all Apple devices including iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Furthermore, Apple Arcade supports family sharing with up to six members and all the games can be played offline.
Apple Arcade Games
As of now, Apple Arcade is offering gaming titles like
- Way of the Turtle, Down in Bermuda,
- Hot Lava,
- Lame Game 2,
- Frogger in Toy Town,
- Kings of the Castle,
It is worth noting that Arcade is not a cloud-based gaming service, instead, Apple wants to popularize gaming on its devices by offering a monthly subscription.
How to use Apple Arcade?
Games offered under Apple Arcade will come with a ‘Try it Free’ button. You are required to click on the button in order to subscribe for Apple Arcade. Once done Try it Free’ button will change to ‘Get’ button. Now you can download and try out all the games. Apple is offering a total of 100 games that are exclusive to Apple Products. Furthermore, Apple is also offering a new Arcade section on its App Store and will offer trailers and gameplay videos for Apple Arcade games.
The games come from the studios like Annapurna, Capcom, Cartoon Network, and Konami.
Apple Arcade Availability and Support
Apple Arcade is available for all iPhones, iPad, and Macs starting from 19th September. The Apple Arcade gaming service will offer 100 exclusive games as part of its launch catalog. As far as availability is concerned, the Apple Arcade will be available in 150 countries at $4.99/month.