'Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time' Arrives on Apple Arcade

The new game "Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time" has arrived on Apple Arcade. The game is a single-player action platformer based on the Adult Swim series of the same name.

Samurai Jack BTT Apple Arcade

The game takes place during the show's season finale, and involves an alternate timeline where the character of Jack travels through multiple levels on a new quest to defeat his nemesis "Aku". With characters voiced by the original voice-actors from the show, Samurai Jack allows players to explore classic worlds and moments from episodes of the show, and boasts "one of the most unique and iconic gaming experiences available on ‌Apple Arcade‌."

Players will be able to equip and master over a dozen different weapons and increase their power by training to unlock new skills, with opportunities for different play-styles.

"Team up with trusted allies from the show to face off against familiar enemies... Travel to a dark future to free mankind. Dive into the past to face off against diabolical monsters. Seek your fate as you travel across space and time," says the game's description.

Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time is also available on Nintendo Switch, Xbox, Steam, and the Epic Games Store. More games, such as "The Last Campfire" and "World's End Club," are expected to come to ‌‌Apple Arcade‌‌ soon.

Top Rated Comments

69Mustang Avatar
27 months ago
It's funny that you guys clown on this game when...

Who would want to play Halo on xcloud when you can play a AAAAAAAAA masterpiece like Samurai Jack?!

-Tim Apple
it was developed for PC, XBox, Playstation, and Switch. It was only...


Yeah, Apple Arcade is TOTALLY a competitor to xCloud with stuff like this ... ?
later added to Apple Arcade. Even funnier is this game is most likely going to eventually be on XCloud to stream.

So that I'm clear, I'm not defending Apple. I don't even agree with their position on this issue. I am criticizing both of your uninformed opinions based on the inaccurate assumption that this is a title developed for Apple Arcade.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
alex2792 Avatar
27 months ago
Who would want to play Halo on xcloud when you can play a AAAAAAAAA masterpiece like Samurai Jack?!

-Tim Apple
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Azrael9 Avatar
27 months ago

Is the name "Samurai Jack" politically appropriate now a days?
;)
Is anything?

Azrael.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
69Mustang Avatar
27 months ago

Another game made of the same soup... same style, same color and same <insert_here>...
I clearly can recognize the Apple dictatorship footprints.
Uh... bruh? Apple has nothing to do with this game beyond hosting it on Apple Arcade. So I'm not sure what you recognize, but it ain't footprints, at least not Apple's anyway.

On topic: I wonder if Apple had to cough up significant coin to get Adult Swim and Soleil to code this for Apple Arcade. This was originally only scheduled to be released on consoles and PC.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Azrael9 Avatar
27 months ago

Another game made of the same soup... same style, same color and same <insert_here>...
I clearly can recognize the Apple dictatorship footprints.
*shrugs. That's Apple's house style. It's there prerogative to choose content and developers that fit with the kind of gaming service they are offering. Which I'd loosely class as 'casual' gaming. Or the kind of 'wide appeal' mainstream/casual gaming style they're after.

Nintendo have a similar 'house style' for a younger to 'casual' gamer. So maybe this is their nearest competitor?

PC games their 'Doom Eternal' soup. (Over and over...BFG...with jumping. We 'get it.' And lifeless mannequins grunting with the constipated voice...)

PS/X Box have their 'style' of games.

For the record, I like the style on this Samurai game. There is an obsession with 'realistic' (or what passes for it...). I find it more interesting that the power of graphics allows different styles of graphics. From cartoony to 'real.'

The more gaming offerings the better. An eventual Apple TV A12 with Apple Arcade will find a home to many a casual gamer. I'd happily go for it. Just games I can 'pick up and play.' (I've a very low patience for games that wander around for hours whilst figuring out the latest bespoke interface. Though I've given 'The Last of US' a go on the PS3. I've got about 15 mins before I start getting bored of it all. As 'impressive' as it is.)

Azrael.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Wildkraut Avatar
27 months ago
Another game made of the same soup... same style, same color and same <insert_here>...
I clearly can recognize the Apple dictatorship footprints.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

Popular Stories

AirPods Max 2022 Colors

Ten Things AirPods Pro 2 Tell Us About AirPods Max 2

Saturday September 24, 2022 1:00 am PDT by
Upon the release of the second-generation AirPods Pro, the AirPods Max became the oldest current-generation AirPods product still in Apple's lineup. Introducing several new features like Adaptive Transparency and the H2 chip, the second-generation AirPods Pro may provide some of the best indications yet of what to expect from the second-generation AirPods Max. Almost two years later, rumors...
apple watch series 7 aluminum colors yellowbg

Don't Want the Apple Watch Ultra or Series 8? Amazon Has Record Low Prices on Series 7 Models This Week

Friday September 23, 2022 6:56 am PDT by
The Apple Watch Series 8 and Apple Watch Ultra are now available to purchase, but if you aren't interested in these updates you can save a lot of money on Series 7 models right now on Amazon. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. The best deals are on cellular...
iOS 16

Apple Releases iOS 16.0.2 With Bug Fixes for iPhone 14 Pro Camera Vibration, Copy/Paste Issue and More

Thursday September 22, 2022 1:04 pm PDT by
Apple today released iOS 16.0.2, addressing a number of bugs that iPhone 14 owners have been experiencing since the new devices launched. iOS 16.0.2 comes two weeks after the launch of iOS 16, and it follows iOS 16.0.1, an update made available to iPhone 14 owners on launch day. The update is available for all iPhones that are capable of running iOS 16. The iOS 16.0.2 update can be...
14 vs 16 inch mbp m2 pro and max feature 1

New 14-Inch and 16-Inch MacBook Pros Reportedly Launching Later This Year

Friday September 23, 2022 7:08 am PDT by
Apple plans to release new MacBook Pro models in the fourth quarter of 2022, according to supply chain publication DigiTimes. The report does not mention specific models, but it very likely refers to the next-generation 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros given that the 13-inch model was already updated earlier this year. There has been uncertainty surrounding the timing of new 14-inch and...
Tim Cook Apple Event

Gurman: New iPads and Macs May Be Announced Through Press Releases, No October Event

Sunday September 25, 2022 6:50 am PDT by
Apple may decide to release its remaining products for 2022, which include updated iPad Pro, Mac mini, and 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models, through press releases on its website rather than a digital event, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. In his latest Power On newsletter, Gurman said that Apple is currently "likely to release its remaining 2022 products via press releases,...
Dynamic Island For Android Users Feature

Android App Copying iPhone 14 Pro's Dynamic Island Released on Play Store

Thursday September 22, 2022 7:57 am PDT by
A copycat version of the iPhone 14 Pro's Dynamic Island has arrived on Android's Google Play Store in the form of an app called "dynamicSpot." The app, still in beta, offers customers several different experiences at the top of their smartphones. In its current form, dynamicSpot offers playback control for songs, timers, battery status, and more features coming soon, according to the app's...
AirPods Pro Second Generation 2 Pairing Feature 1

AirPods Pro 2 Engravings Appear in iOS During Pairing and Connecting

Friday September 23, 2022 9:40 am PDT by
Customers who personalize their second-generation AirPods Pro charging case with an engraving will now have that engraving reflected directly on iOS as they pair and connect their AirPods Pro. Apple allows customers to personalize their AirPods Pro charging case with a special engraving that can include select emojis and Memojis. Unlike before, starting with the second-generation AirPods...
Apple Watch 6 New Features Feature 2

Six New Apple Watch Features Coming Later This Year

Friday September 23, 2022 8:12 am PDT by
With new Apple Watch Ultra and Series 8 models now in the hands of customers, Apple has brought a host of smart new features to many people's wrists. But there's more to come. Apple has a handful of additional features in store for Apple Watch Series 8 and Apple Watch Ultra owners before the year's end, and some of them are watchOS 9 functions, which means they will even work on older Apple ...
new airpods pro ear tips

Apple Explains Why Second-Generation AirPods Pro Ear Tips Are Incompatible With Original AirPods Pro

Thursday September 22, 2022 3:12 pm PDT by
Apple today explained why the new silicone ear tips for the second-generation AirPods Pro are not officially compatible with the original AirPods Pro. In an updated support document, Apple said the original AirPods Pro ear tips have "noticeably denser mesh" than the second-generation ear tips. Apple did not provide any additional details, but the mesh density could result in acoustical...