At the Apple event "Show Time" companyintroduced a subscription to the gaming service Apple Arcade. Unlike cloud-like platforms from competitors such as Sony, Microsoft, Google and Nvidia, Apple’s gaming subscription is not designed to stream games to iOS devices. Apple Arcade is a game subscription service that can be installed from the App Store. In this case, the user can turn off commercials and play in offline mode. Available family subscription for 6 people.
Over 1 billion people downloaded games from the AppStore, and more than 300,000 games are already available. Apple is committed to building some of these games into its Apple Arcade subscription service. On Apple Arcade will be available 100 new exclusive games that will be released for iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV. These games will not be available on other platforms.
In the promotional video clip dedicated tothe launch of Apple Arcade, demonstrates games of various genres: action games, arcade games, platformers. Some of the games will be available for gamers for the first time. So far, Apple has not announced the creation of its own gaming studio, but announced that the Cartoon Network, Klei Entertainment, Konami, LEGO, SEGA, Snowman, Ustwo Games are interested in the project.
Apple Arcade will work in the fall of 2019 in more than 150 countries. However, the company has not yet disclosed the price of a subscription to this service.