Apple revealed Timeless Classics and App Store Greats, two new game categories, by introducing more than 30 amazing games to Apple Arcade, all of which have no ads or in-app purchases, support for Apple’s high user privacy standards, and Apple one all-inclusive subscription package with access for up to six family members.
The service is adding two new game types, Timeless Classics and App Store Greats, in addition to new exclusive Arcade Originals like “NBA 2K21 Arcade Edition,” “Star Trek: Legends,” and “The Oregon Trail.” iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV users can enjoy Arcade Originals. On the iPhone and iPad, Timeless Classics and App Store Greats are available.
Timeless Classics includes universally loved, quintessential genres with titles like “Good Sudoku by Zach Gage,” “Chess – Play & Learn,” and “Backgammon,” while App Store Greats brings some of the best award-winning games from the App Store to Apple Arcade, including “Threes!,” “Mini Metro,” and “Fruit Ninja Classic,” all ad-free and fully unlocked.
These two new categories join Arcade Originals to bring the service’s catalog to over 180 outstanding games for the entire family to enjoy at a great value, with no ads or additional in-app purchases. Apple Arcade is included as part of Apple One or for a low monthly subscription of $4.99 with a one-month free trial.
“In its inaugural year, Apple Arcade won over media critics and fans for its creativity, diverse portfolio, and commitment to players’ privacy, providing a safe gaming service to enjoy with family and friends,” said Matt Fischer, Apple’s vice president of the App Store.
“Today we’re launching our biggest expansion since the service debuted, now offering more than 180 great games that include new Arcade Originals, Timeless Classics, and App Store Greats. Whether it’s brand new games made exclusively for Arcade like ‘NBA 2K21 Arcade Edition,’ ‘Star Trek: Legends,’ and ‘The Oregon Trail,’ all-time App Store favorites like ‘Monument Valley’ and ‘Threes!,’ or traditional games like ‘Chess’ and ‘Solitaire,’ we have an incredible variety of gameplay experiences for everyone.”