Apple Now Allows Game Streaming Apps on App Store Worldwide

Apple today announced that it now allows streaming game apps on the App Store worldwide, in response to feedback from developers. This will pave the way for services like Xbox Cloud Gaming and Nvidia GeForce NOW to be available as standalone iPhone and iPad apps, whereas they were previously only accessible via the web.

App Store and XCloud
These cloud gaming apps will allow iPhone and iPad users to stream games from servers, with the entire selection of games available within a single app.

"Developers can now submit a single app with the capability to stream all of the games offered in their catalog," reads Apple's announcement.

Streaming game apps will need to maintain an age rating of the highest age-rated content included in the app, and the apps will of course also need to respect all of the latest App Store Review Guidelines, according to Apple.

Top Rated Comments

Think|Different Avatar
5 weeks ago
We don’t need snark, talking about App Stores, EU, yada yada – let’s just take this moment to all say: “Finally.”
Score: 32 Votes (Like | Disagree)
pgiguere1 Avatar
5 weeks ago

Apple today announced that it now allows streaming game apps on the App Store worldwide, in response to feedback from developers.
Let's be honest. Is that really the reason? This seems to have very little to do with developer feedback, and a lot to do with the ongoing antitrust investigations.
Score: 27 Votes (Like | Disagree)
hieranonymous Avatar
5 weeks ago
GeForce Now for Apple TV would actually be pretty rad. Apple might finally be getting serious about gaming on Apple TV. ?
Score: 23 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DarkCole Avatar
5 weeks ago
This is huge for Vision Pro.
Score: 18 Votes (Like | Disagree)
poematik13 Avatar
5 weeks ago
visionOS just turned into a crazy game console
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bilbo84 Avatar
5 weeks ago
Lets hope this brings XBOX and GeForce to AppleTV!!!
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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