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Jetpack Joyride is now available in Apple Arcade and it's awesome

Jetpack Joyride Title Screen
Jetpack Joyride Title Screen (Image credit: Halfbrick Studios)

What you need to know

  • The hugely popular Jetpack Joyride is now available for free via Apple Arcade.
  • The new release is ad-free and there are no in-app purchases.

The hugely popular Jetpack Joyride is now available for download as part of Apple Arcade. That means that subscribers to the service can now download the game from the App Store free of charge. It also means there won't be any ads or in-app purchases waiting to spoil your fun, too.

Jetpack Joyride has long been a hugely popular title, but now more people than ever can enjoy it for the first time. Those of us who played it the first time around can now take it for a nostalgic spin, too!

Jetpack Joyride Screenshot

Jetpack Joyride Screenshot (Image credit: Halfbrick Studios)

From the makers of the global hit game, Fruit Ninja comes this insane, high flying endless runner that will keep you on the edge of your seat!It's time to join Barry Steakfries and equip the coolest jetpacks, suit up in stylish costumes and ride crazy vehicles in his endless running quest to beat the scientists to the end of the lab.

Apple Arcade subscribers can download Jetpack Joyride from the App Store (opens in new tab) right now.

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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.