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Tiny Wings+ flaps its way into Apple Arcade on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV soon

Tiny Wings Plus Screenshot
Tiny Wings Plus Screenshot (Image credit: Andreas Illiger)

What you need to know

  • Tiny Wings+ is coming to Apple Arcade soon.
  • The game will be playable on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV.

Game subscription service Apple Arcade will be in the presence of a great when TIny Wings+ arrives "soon." The game has long been a stalwart of the App Store and wasted hours upon hours of our time, and now it's coming to Apple Arcade.

While Apple isn't saying exactly when Tiny Wings+ will be available, the release is likely to happen within the next couple of weeks or so. When it does, Tiny Wings+ will be playable on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. No game controller support will be present, but that's because it really isn't needed here.

You have always dreamed of flying - but your wings are tiny. Luckily the world is full of beautiful hills. Use the hills as jumps - slide down, flap your wings and fly! At least for a moment - until this annoying gravity brings you back down to earth. But the next hill is waiting for you already. Watch out for the night and fly as fast as you can. Otherwise flying will only be a dream once again.

Gamers on iPad can enjoy split-screen multiplayer, while iCloud support means your game progression will be synced between all of your devices.

Tiny Wings is an App Store classic and it's great to see it making an appearance in Apple Arcade. With no ads or in-app purchases, this is the kind of game you absolutely don't mind your kids playing. Just expect to struggle to make them stop at some point — and the same might go for yourself, too!

If you want to upgrade your Apple Arcade gaming experience, check out our list of the best game controllers for mobile gaming. It would be of no use when playing Tiny Wings+ of course, but there are tons of Apple Arcade games that would absolutely benefit from a proper controller rather than on-screen controls.

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.