At a service focused event in March of 2019, unveiled a new game subscription service it is called “Apple Arcade”. The service will allow iOS, Mac, and Apple TV users to pay a flat monthly fee and access a bundle of otherwise paid apps through the App Store.
Apple is said to be working with a handful of publishers and developers for the service. The company touted that the service will unify gaming between mobile (iOS), desktop (macOS), and the living room (tvOS).
Apple Arcade Features
With a single subscription, the service will give you access to over 100 new and exclusive games. Arcade will be a new area on the App Store, with a new tab along the bottom. The service syncs between all of your devices, and offline playing. There are no ads or in-app purchases with the service. The service will allow access to all members in a Family Sharing account.
Apple Arcade Pricing
Apple has not revealed pricing for the service. We expect to learn more about pricing closer to the time of release. It’ll likely be between $9.99 to $14.99 per month. The service will launch in the fall of 2019 in 150+ countries.
Top Apple Arcade News
- Apple reportedly spending $500 million to fund development of 100+ games for its game subscription service