What you need to know
- Zen Pinball Party is now available for download from the App Store via Apple Arcade.
- Tables from the likes of DreamWorks Animation and Hasbro are included.
- Pinball fans can play on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV.
That Apple Arcade aspect is an important one, too. It means that Zen Pinball Party will not feature any ads or in-app purchases whatsoever. The game is a free download as well — so long as you're an Apple Arcade subscriber, that is. The Apple One subscription bundle is another great way to get Apple Arcade games and save money on other services, too.
As for this release, gamers will be able to play on tables that have tie-ins with names like King Fu Panda and My Little Pony, ensuring no two tables are the same.
Gamers can play on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV and the game can be downloaded from the App Store right now.
If you want to level up your Apple Arcade gaming experience, check out our list of the best game controllers for mobile gaming. A controller might not be at its best with games like pinball, but with so many Apple Arcade games around I'm sure that controller will get plenty of use!
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!
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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.