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Moonshot — A Journey Home is now available for download in Apple Arcade

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Moonshot Screenshot (Image credit: Noodlecake)

What you need to know

  • Moonshot — A Journey Home is now available for download from the App Store.
  • Moonshot can be played on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV.
  • Like all Apple Arcade games, Moonshot is free of ads and in-app purchases.

Apple Arcade subscribers can now download Moonshot — A Journey Home from the App Store for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV.

Being a good Apple Arcade game, Moonshot doesn't include any in-app purchases or ads which means that there is absolutely nothing to get in the way of your fun. And fun you will have, too. Just take a read of the App Store description for Moonshot and you'll see what I mean.

Moonshot is a physics-based puzzle game where you play as Moon Pi, a young moon separated from Mother Earth. Using slingshot mechanics and navigational puzzles, help Moon Pi trek across the mysterious universe to finally get back home.

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Gamers can look forward to playing 126 different Moonshot levels that take place across seven unique worlds. The game includes 35 different skins and themed outfits, while iCloud support means that game states will sync from iPhone to iPad to Apple TV to Mac and then all the way back again.

You will of course need an Apple Arcade subscription to enjoy Moonshot, but priced at $4.99 per month it's a bit of a no-brainer for mobile gaming fans. It's also available as part of the Apple One subscription bundle which makes it even better value for existing Apple Music and Apple TV+ subscribers, for example.

If you want to upgrade your Apple Arcade gaming experience, check out our list of the best game controllers for mobile gaming. It might not be of much use here, but a good gaming controller is a great idea for mobile gamers to add to their arsenal of accessories.

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.