Hit game Crossy Road+ is now available for download in Apple Arcade

Crossy Road
Crossy Road (Image credit: Hipster Whale)

What you need to know

  • Crossy Road+ is now available for download in the App Store.
  • The new Apple Arcade game can be played on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV.

The popular Crossy Road is now available for free if you're an Apple Arcade subscriber. The game, carrying the new name Crossy Road+, is available for download now.

Those keen to relive the original game — that's still in the App Store — can play the updated Apple Arcade version on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. And because this is an Apple Arcade game there are no ads or in-app purchases on offer — it's free all the way down!

Hop back into the adventure with Crossy Road® re-imagined for Apple Arcade.Join Crossy Chicken to collect all the characters & discover CROSSY ROAD park.

There are definitely worse ways to spend your time!

If you want to upgrade your Apple Arcade gaming experience, check out our list of the best game controllers for mobile gaming. It's fair to say that Crossy Road+ doesn't benefit from controller play as much as some games do, but you'll definitely want one if you plan to play on an Apple TV. You'd be surprised how many great iPhone and iPad games support controllers, too.

Apple Arcade is available as a $4.99 per month subscription but it's also part of the Apple One subscription bundle, too. That might be the best course if you're new to the game subscription service — especially if you're already paying for things like Apple Music and whatnot.

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.