Alto's Odyssey: The Lost City is now on Apple Arcade and you should get it

Alto's Odyssey on iPhone
Alto's Odyssey on iPhone (Image credit: iMore)

What you need to know

  • Alto's Odyssey: The Lost City has finally arrived on Apple Arcade.
  • Gamers have new adventures to explore and new mechanics to discover.

After a wait that felt like forever, Apple Arcade now has the game we've all been waiting for — Alto's Odyssey: The Lost City is now available for download from the App Store.

Teased last month, Alto's Odyssey: The Lost City will continue in the endless sandboarding vein as previous games as gamers look to unearth the secrets of The Lost City. Hyped yet?

You should be!

Join Alto and his friends on an endless sandboarding journey to find The Lost City and unearth the secrets hidden within. Soar above windswept dunes, traverse thrilling canyons, explore ancient temples and delve into vast caverns in a fantastical place far from home. On this journey, players will grind across vines, bounce atop hot air balloons, ride towering rock walls, glide in their wingsuit, and escape mischievous lemurs – all while uncovering the desert's many mysteries. Explore a new and unique biome with special hidden challenges, layered among the classic Alto's Odyssey experience long-term fans know and love — only on Apple Arcade

You'll need an Apple Arcade subscription to download Alto's Odyssey: The Lost City for free, but that's also the beauty of it. Being an Apple Arcade game means Alto's Odyssey: The Lost City comes with no ads and no in-app purchases to get in the way of the fun. The only thing to stop you from sitting and playing this thing from beginning to end is your own skill. And life. Maybe.

Alto's Odyssey: The Lost City can be downloaded from the App Store now!

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Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too. Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.