The technology firm Apple has just shaken up the segment of game streaming services from the cloud, announcing the great expansion to date of its Apple Arcade platform, with the arrival of 32 new games and the appearance of two new categories.
In this sense, the Apple Arcade game catalog now amounts to a total of 180 different titles, including also those games that inaugurate the two new categories that now arrive: Timeless Classics, which will include versions of lifelong classic games, and App Store Greats, where there is a selection of the most successful game titles from Apple’s App Store.
Creating a varied offer of games for all tastes
Among the new Arcade Originals are NBA 2K21 Arcade Edition, Star Trek: Legends and The Oregon Trail, among others, while the new Timeless Classics category consists of some titles such as Really Bad Chess, Simple Sudoku and Backgammon among others.
For its part, the App Store Greats category includes Monument Valley, Mini Metro and Fruit Ninja Classic, among some more. It happens that some of the titles in this category are still also available in the App Store, while others have become incompatible with the most current versions of iOS, becoming sequels of the same for the Apple gaming platform.
In this sense, Apple does not stop remembering that its service can be enjoyed by up to six members of a family for a monthly fee of $ 4.99 per month, with a free trial month, with all its titles fully unlocked, without ads. , without integrated purchases, and with the highest privacy standards of the company.
Of course, while the Arcade Originals can be enjoyed from iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV, the titles of the two new categories are for now available for iPhone and iPad.
For Matt Fischer, Vice President of the App Store Apple:
Today we launched our biggest expansion since the service debuted, and we now offer over 180 great games including new Arcade Originals, Timeless Classics, and App Store Greats. Whether it’s brand new games created exclusively for Arcade like ‘NBA 2K21 Arcade Edition’, ‘Star Trek: Legends’ and ‘The Oregon Trail’, all-time favorites on the App Store like ‘Monument Valley’ and ‘Threes!’ or traditional games like ‘Chess’ and ‘Solitaire’, we have an incredible variety of gaming experiences for everyone
More information: Apple