Apple’s Arcade service is like Netflix, but for Games. Offering a wide-variety of titles to “play all you want” for a $5 per month subscription.
We all know the problem with mobile games these days, constant adds, in-app purchases and games sole reason for existing to get you to buy extras in game. This model is 180 degrees different from the classic console gaming model. With console gaming you buy a game and play it, some modern titles offer in-game purchases but do not show adds like mobile gaming does.
Apple Arcade seeks to set right the problem they essentially help create by giving users a console like gaming experience without the need to buy any games or own a console.
- Available on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV
- “Play all you want” subscription model
- Titles are exclusive to Apple Arcade
- $4.99 per month
- Subscriptions can be shared via Family Sharing
- No in-app-purchases, no advertisements
- Over 100 games available
- Available in over 150 countries
- Wide selection of genres
With over 100 game titles available, Apple’s Arcade is a compelling option for those firmly inside Apple’s hardware eco-system. Apple recently announced that iOS is now compatible with a wide variety of gaming controllers including the Xbox Wireless Controller, the PlayStation DualShock 4, SteelSeries Nimbus and Nimbus+ and others.