Prune+, a love letter to trees, comes to Apple Arcade on April 29

Prune Game Screenshot
Prune Game Screenshot (Image credit: Joel McDonald)

What you need to know

  • Prune+ lands in Apple Arcade on April 29.
  • The updated Prune+ comes with no ads or in-app purchases.
  • Prune+ can be played on iPhone and iPad.

Apple Arcade gardening fans will get their hands on a new game on April 29 when the popular Prune gets a rerelease as Prune+. The new game will be available in the App Store and will be sans ads and in-app purchases, just like all Apple Arcade titles.

The new game is a "love letter to trees," according to its App Store description, and will have gamers growing and shaping their trees with the swipe of a finger. It's all about finding the sunlight while avoiding obstacles while enjoying the minimal, yet gorgeous, artwork.

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The new Prune+ release will be available on iPhone and iPad and will feature features including iCloud game progress syncing, meditative music, and more.

  • A unique digital plant for your pocket
  • Beautiful, minimalist art and a super clean interface—it's just you and the trees
  • Meditative music and sound design for you to zen out to
  • No IAP, no monetization strategy, no currencies
  • Share screenshots of your unique tree creations with friends
  • Synchronize progress across all your devices

All of this and more will be available in Apple Arcade on April 29 but you can preregister for the download now. Do that and your device will get the game all ready to go when you wake up on the big day.

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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.