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Transformers: Tactical Arena, a real-time PvP game, is coming to Apple Arcade soon

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

What you need to know

  • A new Transformers game is coming to Apple Arcade soon.
  • The new real-time PvP game will be playable on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV.

Transformers fans, it's time to get excited! A brand new Transformers game is coming to Apple Arcade soon with Transformers: Tactical Arena now available for pre-registration in the App Store.

The game, which will be playable on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV, will see players battle it out in real-time player-versus-player clashes and it already looks pretty awesome.

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The game will be exclusively available to Apple Arcade subscribers and will come ad-free, too. No in-app purchases will get in the way of the fun, either. All in-game unlocks will be done via game progression which is always great to see in a game like this.

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.

Developer Red Games Co says we can look forward to unlocking new characters and structures while evolving our playstyle to match.

Want to be among the first to take Transformers: Tactical Arena for a spin? You can pre-register for speedy download (opens in new tab) right now.

If you want to upgrade your Apple Arcade gaming experience, check out our list of the best game controllers for mobile gaming. Sure, this might not be the kind of game that will benefit from a controller too much but Apple Arcade and the App Store are both full of games that will. You'll want a controller if you plan on playing on an Apple TV, too.

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.