What you need to know
- Apple Arcade is adding two App Store Greats on April 15.
- Fans of snooker, pool, and construction will all be catered for next week.
- Apple Arcade games don't have ads or in-app purchases.
Apple Arcade will gain two new games on April 15 — and they couldn't be more difficult. Say hello to Construction Simulator 2+ and Pro Snooker & Pool 2022+.
Both of these games are what Apple Arcade calls "App Store Greats and Timeless Classics" which explains the "+" at the end of their name. They're games that were once in the App Store — and may still be — but offered via Apple Arcade with any and all ads and in-app purchases stripped out. That means that we can play without paying a penny beyond the $4.99 per month subscription. Check out the Apple One subscription bundle if you're also using other Apple services, too.
Starting with Construction Simulator 2+, gamers can expect to play on their iPhone and Ipad with Game Center support thrown into the mix. There's no game controller support, however, so keep that in mind. What will you do after installing Construction Simulator 2+, you ask? You'll construct things, of course!
You can pre-register your interest in Construction Simulator 2+ via the App Store now.
If the only thing you're interested in building is big breaks, how about Pro Snooker & Pool 2022+ instead? The original version of this title is still available for $7.99, so the Apple Arcade iteration is a bit of a bargain. Whether you're playing snooker or pool, this could be the game for you. You'll play on iPhone, iPad, and Mac if you like and Game Center support is again offered. Still no controller support, however.
You can pre-register for Pro Pool & Snooker 2022+ right now in the App Store.
It might be no good in terms of these games, but a game controller really will level up your mobile gaming experience. Be sure to check out our list of the best game controllers for mobile gaming before making a buying decision.
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!
Master your iPhone in minutes
iMore offers spot-on advice and guidance from our team of experts, with decades of Apple device experience to lean on. Learn more with iMore!
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.