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Apple Arcade Games Leaked in Hands-On Video Ahead of Fall Launch

Apple Arcade is set to launch this fall, providing iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV users with access to a library of over 100 games on a subscription basis, with no ads or additional in-app purchases.


Last week, 9to5Mac's Guilherme Rambo managed to gain access to an internal early access program for Apple Arcade intended for Apple employees. This has led to many details about the service leaking out, including its likely price of $4.99 per month with a one-month free trial in the United States.

Now, 9to5Mac's Jeff Benjamin has shared a video in which he goes hands-on with six games coming to Apple Arcade, including Way of the Turtle, Down in Bermuda, Hot Lava, Kings of the Castle, Sneaky Sasquatch, and Frogger in Toy Town. Note that these are pre-release beta versions of the games.


More details and screenshots of each game can be found over at 9to5Mac. For more on Apple Arcade, read our guide.



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4 weeks ago

the games look and are boring, this is worse than free games on the App Store


This is a strong start but if you want to achieve a perfect macrumors comment, you should also include something about how it will be a business failure, is symbolic of the decline of Apple, or would upset Steve Jobs.
Rating: 65 Votes
4 weeks ago
the games look and are boring, this is worse than free games on the App Store
Rating: 30 Votes
4 weeks ago

the games look and are boring, this is worse than free games on the App Store

So many people making opinions without even trying it
Rating: 21 Votes
4 weeks ago
I don't want to be a downer, but this does not look very impressive to me if these are the top-level launch titles they're highlighting. I'd rather put that $60 (for a year) towards a single Switch game to be honest.
Rating: 15 Votes
4 weeks ago
I'm by any reasonable standard an "Apple fanboy" and in my opinion this is incredibly unimpressive.
Rating: 10 Votes
4 weeks ago

the games look and are boring, this is worse than free games on the App Store

These have no ads or IAP. And they're still in development. Unless you mean art style, which is a creative choice and a personal opinion, so to each their own.

Also these are going to be on all apple devices. So they're running on a MBP to an XR. If saves carry over automatically, that's a slam dunk in my book.

These are mostly indie titles, not AAA. You're not going to get Uncharted budgets for these games. I've been looking forward to Where the Cards Fall for ages, excited that it got funding from Apple, I love the studio. It's $5 a month for a constant growing library. I really want to know what people who are disappointed were expecting
Rating: 9 Votes
4 weeks ago
Jesus, even an free game like Hearthstone is far better than this
Rating: 8 Votes
4 weeks ago

So many people making opinions without even trying it


Sometimes you don’t need to test the steak to know it won’t taste very good.
Rating: 7 Votes
4 weeks ago

Sorry but Apple has a really long road to get into video games they sure are late in the Game I mean Microsoft or Sony got into this on time.


That's only true if you completely ignore the App Store and the fact that games are the #1 download.
Rating: 7 Votes
4 weeks ago
They drive game developers away from the Mac platform in droves, and THIS is what they come up with in response? Jeez.
Rating: 6 Votes

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