Transformers: Tactical Arena has rolled out to Apple Arcade

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

What you need to know

  • Transformers fans can now download Transformers: Tactical Arena for free, so long as they're Apple Arcade subscribers.
  • The new game is a real-time PvP offering that will tickle the nostalgia bone of Transformers fans.

Transformers fans now have a new game to try, so long as they also happen to be Apple Arcade subscribers. Transformers: Tactical Arena is now available for download from the App Store.

Created by Red Games Co, Transformers: Tactical Arena is a new real-time PvP game that's now available for play on iPhone, iPad Mac, and even Apple TV. Looking for that big-screen experience? Check out the best Apple TV deals before you place any orders!

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.

Transfomers Tactical Arena Screenshot

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

Being an Apple Arcade game means that this new Transformers hotness will be completely free of ads and in-app purchases, making sure that the only thing that can get in the way of the fun here is those dastardly Decepticons.

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

Ready to battle for Cybertron? Transformers: Tactical Arena is available for download right now.

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.