Apple Arcade, a subscription-based video gaming service, is all set to release around the world today. Apple Arcade can be accessed through a tab in the App Store and will deal with iPhones, iPads, Mac gadgets, and Apple TVs also. Apple Arcade will use an ad-free, and a no extra purchases experience, and even let parents handle screen time.
The service is all set to launch today in more than 150 countries. Apple Arcade will also be compatible with ‘Family Sharing’ at no extra charge, which implies a total of six individuals including you can access all available video games across all supported gadgets. As pointed out, the membership service will guarantee that no advertisements are served in the video games and no additional purchases are hidden inside the game.
Once launched, you can access Apple Arcade by going to App Store and a separate brand-new tab will be seen for the new subscription service. There will be a ‘Try it Free’ button on top of the new area that will trigger your one-month trial. Games that are available under the brand-new service feature an “Apple Arcade” tag simply above their official names on the App Store.
Apple has tied up with designers and publishers such as Capcom, Lego, Sega, Konami, Annapurna Interactive, Versus Evil, Revolution Software, Mistwalker, Klei Entertainment, Sumo Digital, and Illusion Labs among numerous others. Video game titles that belong to the Apple Arcade service include Where Cards Fall, The Pathless, Lego Brawls, Hot Lava, Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realm, Beyond a Steel Sky, Cardpocalypse, Doomsday Vault, Down in Bermuda, HitchHiker, and more.
Apple says that it will add new games each month for Apple Arcade customers, and the personal information shown each game will be chosen by the user. The games can be downloaded to play online or offline.
Even though Apple promised more than 100 games in Arcade, it has currently provided around 54 titles only, as found in iOS 13 and iOS 13.1 beta previously this week. When Apple Arcade is made available commercially today, it ought to release with more titles, and more titles should be added in the coming months also.