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Splitter Critters+ is the latest App Store Great to hit Apple Arcade — download it now!

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What you need to know

  • App Store Great Splitter Critters+ is now available for download in Apple Arcade.
  • Players can enjoy the new game on iPhone and iPad.

Apple Arcade has gained a new App Store Great with Splitter Critters+ now available for download. The game is a free download for Apple Arcade subscribers and can be played on both iPhone and iPad.

Fans of the original game should absolutely take this for a spin — and there are a lot of them! The original Splitter Critters was awarded the iPhone Game of the Year in 2017, while it also won an Apple Design Award in the very same year. When I say this is an App Store Great, that isn't just a title — it's a fact!

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Split the world with a swipe of your finger and then rearrange it to guide critters back to their spaceship. Explore colorful planets full of danger, challenging puzzles, and innovative mechanics that will make you think in new ways. The immersive soundscapes of each world, best experienced with headphones, set the tone for your journey.

Gamers will need to be Apple Arcade subscribers to download Splitter Critters+, but that's a no-brainer with a price of just $4.99 per month. Apple Arcade is also part of the Apple One subscription bundle so be sure to check that out if you're also an Apple Music and Apple TV+ subscriber — you could save some money!

All Apple Arcade games are free to download for subscribers and there are no ads or in-app purchases to get in the way of your fun, either. Ready to take Splitter Critters+ for a spin? You can grab it in the App Store (opens in new tab) now!

If you want to upgrade your Apple Arcade gaming experience, check out our list of the best game controllers for mobile gaming.

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.