Transformers: Tactical Arena blasts its way onto Apple Arcade this Friday

Transfomers Tactical Arena
Transfomers Tactical Arena (Image credit: Apple Arcade)

What you need to know

  • Transformers: Tactical Arena comes to Apple Arcade on Friday, November 5.
  • The new game is a real-time PvP offering that will tickle the nostalgia bone of Transformers fans.

Transformers fans have a hot new game to look forward to with Transformers: Tactical Arena landing in the App Store on Friday, November 5. The Apple Arcade title will be playable on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV.

An Apple Arcade exclusive, the new Transformers game will be free of in-app purchases and ads, leaving nothing to get in the way of the fun. Fun there will be, too, with all of our favorite Transformers characters present and correct.

Transfomers Tactical Arena Screenshot

Transfomers Tactical Arena Screenshot (Image credit: Red Games Co)

Assemble a team of all your favorite Transformers! Battle your way through the ranks of competitive Arenas in this real-time PvP strategy game! Unlock new cards, master their unique abilities, and evolve your strategy to gain a competitive advantage. With dozens of familiar characters, powerful structures, and an arsenal of tactical support units at your disposal, no two battles are alike.

Gamers eager to make sure they're among the first to get in on the action can pre-register for download right now. You know I've already done so!

Apple Arcade continues to be some of the best gaming value around. $4.99 per month gets you access to a ton of great games, while those who make use of multiple Apple services should probably check out the Apple One subscription bundle, too.

If you want to upgrade your Apple Arcade gaming experience, check out our list of the best game controllers for mobile gaming. This might not be the kind of game that will benefit greatly from a controller, but Apple Arcade and the App Store are full of games that do.

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.