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Apple Arcade's Skate City Tokyo update helps celebrate the Olympics

Skate City Tokyo Promo
Skate City Tokyo Promo (Image credit: Snowman)

What you need to know

  • The popular Skate City has received an update that adds a special level to celebrate the Olympics.
  • Gamers can enjoy more than 50 new challengers.

As promised, Snowman's popular Apple Arcade game Skate City has received its big new Tokyo city update as part of the title's Olympics celebration. The update is now available for download from the App Store.

Having gone live alongside the Olympics opening ceremony, the game's update brings more than 50 new challenges for players to get their teeth into whether they're playing on iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV.

All new city: welcome to Tokyo!Skate the streets of our largest city yet complete with 21 new, individual challenges and 30 new goals within Free Skate.Ride downtown to catch the sights and sounds of bustling city centres, grind your way through subways or cruise through a relaxing park as you explore Tokyo's many attractions!

Those who already have the game installed can update it now, while everyone else can get their hands on it by downloading it for free from the App Store (opens in new tab). Being an Apple Arcade game, there are no ads or in-app purchases to contend with here!

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Oliver Haslam
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.