A new subscription-based gaming service was announced by Apple at an event Today. This service is announced for multiple platforms such as mobile, desktop and living room. This premium gaming service features the world’s best video games along with top-rated titles from the popular developers and publishers.
You have to pay a monthly fee as the subscription fees to avail the service of the Apple Arcade. This service will let you explore hundreds of games from the top developers such as Disney, Lego, Sega, Konami, Cartoon Network and more for free through the App Store. You can have an unlimited gaming experience with a nominal subscription fee.
To make this service even more popular, the giant is working with hundreds of developers and publishers of different popular games on the platform. This service will change the way how professional gamers deal with other platforms. This will provide a uniform gaming experience between the desktops and mobile devices. The service will combine all three Apple Operating Systems i.e. MacOS, iOS and tvOS.
According to Apple’s official announcement, you have to subscribe to the Apple Arcade by paying the monthly fee. With a Single Subscription to this service, players will be able to access to over 100 exclusive and new games. This is for the initial stage and the giant will add more exclusive games for the subscribers of this service. The App Store will have a new section or tab named as Arcade which will be seen at the bottom side of the App Store.
Interestingly, the interface will be very simple and you will be able to download and install the exclusive games to Apple Arcade right from the App Store of a respective apple device. You will not be asked to install a new, separate app to make use of its services. Everything will be right there on your device’s App Store.
The downloaded games will be synced and can be playable on different Apple devices such as iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac and Apple TV. For offline playing, there will be an auto syncing option available which syncs the games on different devices associated with your own Apple ID. The Apple Arcade games will have no ads and there will be no in-app purchases available for those games.
The subscription of Apple Arcade service will offer
- 100+ Exclusive and New games for the subscribers
- Auto syncs to all your devices with offline play
- No ads
- No in-app purchases or additional purchases
According to Apple, the Apple Arcade service will be launched to over 150 Countries across the world. Unfortunately, Apple didn’t reveal the actual pricing and subscription fee for this service. We will get to hear more regarding this new gaming-based service from Apple in the coming days.
The same service was rumored a few months back. However, today, it became an official one and Apple has announced this service for the professional gamers who can avail the benefits of playing exclusive and popular games with a monthly subscription fee.
If we talk about the availability of this service, the Apple Arcade will be launched in this fall, 2019. The service will be available on iOS, tvOS and MacOS. The company is inviting the developers to come and check for this service and come up with feedback to improve their services.
Additionally, Apple has also introduced three more services for Fanboys worldwide. The company has introduced a new Apple News+, premium news services. Apart from this, the Apple TV+ and Apple Card, Credit Card Services are also introduced by Apple at today’s launch event. We will get to hear more about the subscription plans and other information regarding these different services and their availability in the countries very soon.