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What you need to know

  • Apple Arcade has gained more than 30 new games.
  • Two new categories have been added; Timeless Classics and App Store Greats.

Apple today announced that Apple Arcade has picked up more than 30 new games as well as two entirely new categories; Timeless Classics and App Store Greats.

Announced via an Apple Newsroom post, Apple announced that it is creating the two new categories to help keep its growing collection of games organized. Apple says it now has more than 180 games available for download as part of the Apple Arcade subscription service. Games are playable across iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV.

Apple today announced it is introducing two entirely new game categories and adding more than 30 incredible titles to Apple Arcade, its popular gaming subscription service for players of all ages. Apple Arcade offers breakthrough, unique benefits players love: no ads, no in-app purchases, support for Apple's high user privacy standards, and one all-inclusive subscription offer with access for up to six family members. In addition to new exclusive Arcade Originals, including "NBA 2K21 Arcade Edition," "Star Trek: Legends," and "The Oregon Trail," the service is introducing two new game categories, Timeless Classics and App Store Greats. Arcade Originals are playable across iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV. Timeless Classics and App Store Greats are available on iPhone and iPad.

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More than 30 phenomenal games are launching today, joining an ever-growing curated catalog of Arcade Originals, which already includes exclusives from popular brands such as "LEGO Brawls," "Sonic Racing," "Crossy Road Castle," and "SpongeBob: Patty Pursuit," as well as hits like "Sneaky Sasquatch," "WHAT THE GOLF?," and "Grindstone."

Apple ArcadeSource: Apple

Matt Fischer, Apple's vice president of the App Store, says that Apple Arcade has "won over media critics and fans for its creativity, diverse portfolio, and commitment to players' privacy, providing a safe gaming service to enjoy with family and friends."

Apple also notes that there are a ton more games coming soon, including Legends of Kingdom Rush, Frenzic Overtime, and Leo's Fortune. You can check out a ton more new games in Apple's announcement post, too.

Apple Arcade is available as a $4.99 per month subscription that's also part of the Apple One bundle, too. If you want to make the best of your gaming experience, why not check out the best MacBooks for gaming and treat yourself?

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