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Prune+ is now available for download from Apple Arcade on iPhone & iPad

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

What you need to know

  • Prune+ is now available for download from the App Store for Apple Arcade subscribers.
  • Prune+ can be played on iPhone and iPad.
  • The game is free for everyone who is an Apple Arcade or Apple One subscriber.

Apple Arcade subscribers, the wait is over! You can now download Prune+ on iPhone and iPad without paying a penny — apart from that Apple Arcade subscription, of course!

Often described as a "love letter to trees," Prune+ will see gamers "shape your tree into the sunlight while avoiding dangers of a hostile world." If that doesn't sound like your average Apple Arcade game, that's because it isn't. And that's a very good thing indeed!

In Prune+, gamers will control the growth of their tree with the swipe of a finger, avoiding obstacles in the search for sunlight.

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  • 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

If that sounds like something that could be your kind of idea of fun, and you have an Apple Arcade or Apple One subscription, be sure to check Prune+ out. It's available in the App Store for free (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.