Apple Arcade on iPhone XS MaxSource: iMore

What you need to know

  • Apple Arcade is now available for a yearly fee of $49.99.
  • Previously the only option was $4.99 per month.
  • Paying yearly saves $9.98 each year.

Fans of Apple Arcade can now pay for the service annually, saving $9.98 as they do. Subscribers can now pay $49.99 per year, effectively getting two months of Apple Arcade free as spotted by MacRumors.

Previously the only way to pay for Apple Arcade was via a $4.99 recurring monthly fee, totaling $59.88 each and every year.

Apple Arcade offers more than 100 games for a flat fee, with none of those games offering in-app purchases or showing gamers ads. The service is available on iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, and Mac and is already proving popular with some awesome games available.

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If you're currently paying for Apple TV monthly you can switch to an annual fee easily. Open the App Store app and then tap your profile image in the top-right corner if the screen. Next, tap Subscriptions followed by Apple Arcade. Now you can select the yearly payment option.