What you need to know
- Game of Thrones: Tale of Crows is the latest game to land on Apple Arcade.
- It's a "narrative idle game" based on the hit series.
- Unsurprisingly, it's all about the infamous Wall, but 8,000 years before the series we know.
The latest game to land, exclusively, on Apple Arcade is based on the hit HBO series "Game of Thrones" and you can download Game of Thrones: Tale of Crows now.
The game, described as a "narrative idle game based in the Game of Thrones universe," will have in-world time pass at the same speed as the real world. That adds an interesting dynamic and it isn't one that we come across all that much. The story sounds pretty awesome, too.
And here's a handy trailer, too.
Developer Devolver says that we will be sending expeditions beyond the Wall and our intrepid explorers will continue their quest even while we aren't playing. That sounds like a recipe for disaster and anxiety to me, but to each their own!
Anyone with a $4.99 per month Apple Arcade subscription can download the new game (opens in new tab) directly from the App Store now. It's available on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV.
Unlimited games, one price
Apple Arcade has over a hundred premium games with more added regularly each week. There is something here for everyone, and it only costs $5 a month for all you can game!
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.
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