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Warp Drive is a fast-paced, arcade-style racer coming to Apple Arcade soon

Warp Drive Apple Arcade Screenshot
Warp Drive Apple Arcade Screenshot (Image credit: Apple)

What you need to know

  • Apple Arcade has a new arcade racer coming soon.
  • Warp Drive will is coming to Apple's game subscription service.
  • It looks very much like Wipeout.

Apple has a new arcade racer coming to Apple Arcade soon with Supergonk's Warp Drive getting a teaser on Twitter.

The new game features a gorgeous look and while it does seem to play similarly to the popular PlayStation game Wipeout, there should be enough here to keep gamers interested.

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Warp Drive from Supergonk is a stylized, fast-paced, arcade style racer that adds a twist to the genre. Players can instantly teleport or "warp" around the track to find shortcuts and hidden routes. They'll take control of a quad rotor racer equipped with a warp module and enter a series of high-speed tournaments to test their skills and creative driving abilities. Drive on the ceiling, jump huge canyons and race up waterfalls in an epic inverted racing battle. In between races, players can upgrade their car, gradually adding more capabilities to drift, boost and warp their way to victory.

Apple isn't saying exactly when the new game will land, but it could be as soon as this coming Friday. Gamers will need a $4.99 per month Apple Arcade subscription to enjoy Warp Drive.

Oliver Haslam
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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.