Latest Apple Arcade games for iPhone, Mac, Apple TV [New: Transformers Tactical Arena]

Apple Arcade launched with close to 100 titles and the service is seeing new games added regularly with over 200 games now in the library. Follow along with our guide on the latest from Apple’s gaming service.

New for 11/5: Transformers Tactical Arena is the latest title to arrive on Apple Arcade.

You can learn more about and download all the new games by heading to the Arcade tab in the App Store, then swipe down to the very bottom and tap “See All Games.” The newest games are listed at the top.

If you haven’t signed up yet, Apple Arcade is available free for the first month, then $5/month for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, and Apple TV. PS5 and Xbox wireless controllers are also compatible with Apple devices and select titles.

11/5/21: A new PvP game has landed on Apple Arcade with Transformers Tactical Arena.

Assemble a team of all your favorite Transformers! Battle your way through the ranks of competitive Arenas in this real-time PvP strategy game! Unlock new cards, master their unique abilities, and evolve your strategy to gain a competitive advantage. With dozens of familiar characters, powerful structures, and an arsenal of tactical support units at your disposal, no two battles are alike.

10/29/21: Crayola Create and Play aimed at kiddos 4+ is available now on Apple Arcade.

Spark creativity with Crayola Create and Play+!

Crayola Create and Play+ is the official Crayola creativity app, with frequent new activities to help you imagine, experiment, and grow with every month! Explore dozens of creative, confidence-building games and enjoy endless hours of productive play. Crayola Create & Play+ encourages curiosity, artistic independence, and a safe place to develop self-expression. It’s so much more than drawing and coloring pages! Each of the activities helps develop imagination and a creative point of view…we’re all kids at heart, and everyone can be creative! Our regular content updates add new features, activities, and learning games. There’s always something new to explore and master!

10/19/21: NBA 2K22 Arcade Edition has launched on Apple Arcade and features MyCAREER, MyCOURT, Quick Match Modes, The Association Mode, Online Multiplayer Mode, and more.

NBA 2K22 Arcade Edition is the latest title in the world-renowned, best-selling NBA 2K series exclusively on Apple Arcade. Live your NBA dreams on the hardwood and run with today’s top stars like Luka Doncic, Damian Lillard, Kevin Durant, Jayson Tatum, Zion Williamson, Anthony Davis, Rui Hachimura, Karl-Anthony Towns and more – in an authentic NBA 2K experience.

10/15/21: Apple Arcade subscribers will be excited to hear that iPhone game of the year winner, Tiny Wings is the latest hit to make the jump to the gaming service.

You have always dreamed of flying – but your wings are tiny. Luckily the world is full of beautiful hills. Use the hills as jumps – slide down, flap your wings and fly! At least for a moment – until this annoying gravity brings you back down to earth. But the next hill is waiting for you already. Watch out for the night and fly as fast as you can. Otherwise flying will only be a dream once again.

Tiny Wings was chosen as the iPhone Game of the Year in App Store Rewind 2011 in Europe and many other countries.
Thank you Apple and a big thank you to all Tiny Wings fans!

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10/8/21: The hit Frogger-style reimagined for the iOS-era, Crossy Road is now available on Apple Arcade.

Hop back into the adventure with Crossy Road® re-imagined for Apple Arcade.

Join Crossy Chicken to collect all the characters & discover CROSSY ROAD park.

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10/1/21: The high-intensity, award-winning rhythm game Thumper: Pocket Edition has landed on Apple Arcade.

Thumper is rhythm violence: classic action, blistering speed, and brutal physicality. You are a space beetle. Brave the void and confront a maniacal giant head.

With this special pocket edition, you can play all nine epic levels with one hand.

Hurtle forward, master new moves, and survive terrifying boss battles. Propelled by a pounding original soundtrack, you’ll feel every crushing impact. To reach synesthetic bliss, you must conquer rhythm hell.

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9/24/21: LEGO Star Wars Battles has arrived on Apple Arcade this week.

Lead your favorite LEGO® Star Wars™ characters into real-time, multiplayer PvP battles in arenas inspired by iconic locations from throughout the galaxy!

What happens when an Ewok takes on a Tusken Raider? Can a flock of porgs tackle a stormtrooper in a standoff? Could Chewbacca go toe-to-toe with Boba Fett? Who would win in a showdown between Yoda and Darth Vader?

Collect and upgrade LEGO Star Wars characters, troops, and vehicles and craft formidable light and dark side armies. Build LEGO towers on the battlefield and develop a strategy to attack, defend, and capture territory as you push towards the enemy base to claim victory! Download this exciting LEGO game that brings together every era of Star Wars™ storytelling in a tower defense style.

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9/17/21: New this week are the side-scrolling action game Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls and Temple Run: Puzzle Adventure.

An All-New Castlevania Game!

The beloved gothic fantasy series returns with an original game exclusive to Apple Arcade with “Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls”!

Play TEMPLE RUN as never before! Beat match 3 puzzles to uncover the mysteries of the ancient temple realm. Create powerful combos and use special pieces to become a Temple Champion!

Assist the great adventurer, archeologist and Temple Runner Scarlett Fox as you solve puzzles to overcome the mysterious obstacles along your path.

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9/10/21: The latest to make the jump from iOS to Apple Arcade is the puzzle/sim mashup Zookeeper World.

Zookeeper, the definitive action-puzzle game played by more than 30 million people, is now available as a Apple Arcade exclusive!

Solve simple match-3 puzzles to create your own zoo. Make it the only one of its kind in the world!

Get through a variety of puzzles and collect Coins to fill your zoo with cute animals, plants and more! They’ll increase your zoo’s Charm and attract all sorts of visitors!

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9/3/21: Three new games have landed today on Apple Arcade with the popular iOS classic Layton’s Mystery Journey, MasterChef: Let’s Cook!, and Zen Pinball Party.

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8/27/21: Two more iOS classics have arrived on Apple Arcade. The popular Asphalt 8: Airborne and Zelda-inspired Baldo are now available.

8/20/21: Tetris Beat has arrived on Apple Arcade.

Tetris® Beat – The world famous Tetris® puzzle game is blocking to a new beat, fusing its hit gameplay with exclusive music and innovative rhythm mechanics. The game features a diverse and eclectic lineup of incredible musicians including Alison Wonderland, GARZA, Hannah Diamond, Octo Octa, Dauwd, CINTHIE and many more, with new exclusive songs added every month from today’s hottest and up-and-coming talent.

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8/13/21: The Pokémon-style RPG Monster Hunter Stories from Capcom has arrived on Apple Arcade.

The Apple Arcade version of this game contains the same content as the Monster Hunter Stories app available elsewhere. Please read the “Important Notes” section before playing.

• Game Features

– Recruit countless Monsties!

Monsties, and the bonds you form with them, are the backbone of your adventure. Explore vast environments and dungeons to find monster dens, and bring back the eggs you find to hatch new Monsties!

– Fight with your Monsties in Network Battles!

Take your hero and the Monsties you’ve raised into battles with other Riders! Build a team of your favorites to challenge other players.

– New features for the smartphone version!

New improvements include beautiful high-resolution graphics, improved user interface, and a new auto-save feature!

• Story

The story begins in a forest near the village of Riders. Three young friends—the hero, Lilia, and Cheval—stumble upon a shining egg.

8/6/21: Another highly popular iOS title has arrived on Apple Arcade, Super Stickman Golf 3. All premium content is unlocked with this version and of course no ads or in-app purchases.

Super Stickman Golf 3 is a 2D golf game packed full of amazing courses, crazy power ups, fun collectable cards, wild game modes and of course, tons of multiplayer madness. Master dozens of courses and square off against friends in turn-based head to head matches or up to 8 players in real-time races to the cup!

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7/23/21: Jetpack Joyride is the latest iOS hit to land on Apple Arcade. Whether you’re picking it up for the first time or excited to rediscover it, the classic endless runner flyer is available now.

Skate City has also launched a big Tokyo expansion to celebrate skateboarding being included in the Olympics for the first time.

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7/16/21: After Apple teased the releases last month, the new Alto’s Odyssey: The Lost City along with the remastered Angry Birds Reloaded and Doodle God Universe are all available on Apple Arcade.

Alto’s Odyssey: The Lost City comes with an all-new biome along with fresh challenges and content. Angry Birds Reloaded comes with new characters, and Doodle God Universe has been totally redrawn.

7/2/21: Solitaire Stories is the latest popular iOS title to make the jump to Apple Arcade.

Behold! The world’s greatest card game, Solitaire… now with progressive difficulty storylines, gorgeous deck designs, daily challenges, global leaderboards, and a weird sense of humor. If you like classic Klondike Solitaire and have a wild imagination, you’re going to love Solitaire Stories.

6/25/21: The new Apple Arcade games today are both iOS classics and also happen to both be Apple Design Award Winners. Leo’s Fortune and INKS are available now on the platform.

Leo’s Fortune is a platform adventure game where you hunt down the cunning and mysterious thief that stole your gold. Beautifully hand-crafted levels bring the story of Leo to life in this epic adventure.

and here’s the description for INKS that takes a different approach to pinball:

INKS updates pinball for a new generation. It combines the joy of pinball with skilful tactical challenges, and allows you to create wondrous works of art as the ball smashes around the canvas.

Blocks of color burst like beautiful fireworks across the surface, building up in vivid layers and recording a visual history of your game as you perfect your score.

6/17/21: Two new titles have landed on Apple Arcade. Frenzic: Overtime is a remake of the original popular puzzler from the Iconfactory that first launched on Mac OS X in 2007. Meanwhile, the simulation title Game Dev Story has arrived on Apple Arcade too.

Frenzic: Overtime combines fast-paced engaging game play, stunning visuals and sound in an arcade style puzzle game that players can easily pick up and play. Life on the factory floor at Frenzic Industries can be a bit chaotic as players assemble Power Cores for the new ZAPBOTs. As players meet their shift goals in a timely manner, they’ll be promoted to more rewarding positions on the assembly line. Players will face over 45 levels, multiple gameplay modes and hundreds of mini-goals as they uncover the secrets of Frenzic Industries, and ultimately, save the world.

Easy to learn, challenging to master — it’s fun for the entire family! This blast from the past steps into the future!

And here’s the description for Game Dev Story:

Manage your own game company and try to create a million-selling game in this unique simulation.

Features the ability to develop your company’s own game console, plus a system for changing your staff members’ professions.

Hire talented people and train them to develop their skills.

As your staff gets more experience, you will unlock a wider array of game genres and content to develop. Try to find the most popular combinations and develop for the latest platform! Your staff members can have a variety of game-related professions, from programmer to sound engineer.

Work hard and you may reach the top of the video game industry!

6/11/21: A new medieval fantasy RPG has landed on Apple Arcade with Legends of Kingdom Rush:

Embark on an epic journey through the medieval fantasy world of Kingdom Rush in this amazing RPG game with roguelike elements!

LEAD THE MOST POWERFUL KINGDOM RUSH CHARACTERS An extraplanar menace of unprecedented proportions is attacking the realm! Lead a party of heroes to stop this foe in a highly engaging combat system that is easy to learn but hard to master. 5 Legendary Heroes, like the mighty paladin Gerald Lightseeker or the cunning shadow assassin Asra Daggerfall, will be awaiting your command. 11 Companion Heroes, with different skills and powers, like the resourceful forest ranger, the volatile dwarven bombardier, or the menacing dark knight will follow your Legends to victory! Unlock all of these fantastic heroes as you push through more and more dangerous lands.

STRATEGIC GRID-BASED COMBAT Strategically move your heroes on a hex-based grid to best fit their skills to your combat tactics. Switch and match your heroes and companions until you find your ideal team for each battle!

EXPERIENCE THE KINGDOM RUSH NARRATIVE LIKE NEVER BEFORE Learn more about the Kingdom Rush universe with over 100 narrative events while you fight your way through lush forests, rugged mountains, and devastated wastelands.

5/27/21: After almost two months since we’ve seen fresh Apple Arcade games, a new “crazy puzzle adventure” has launched – All of You.

From the creators of Love You to Bits and Bring You Home, Alike Studio presents All of You.

All of You is a cute, purely visual, accessible, family-friendly puzzle adventure with unique gameplay. Play and pause time in every part of the level to unveil the right path for the main character.

You will follow the journey of a clumsy chicken traversing all kinds of places in search of her lost chicks.

Explore strange places filled with fun characters, exciting surprises, and many treacherous dangers – all to find every one of your chicks.

4/23/21: Skate City from Snowman has received a nice update today on Apple Arcade with a new endless mode:

Get ready to make your mark in Pro Skate.

Set your highest score in an endless run through Los Angeles with all new generated skate features that make no two runs the same!

See how far you can travel through the city while linking combos and perfect tricks together to set new records. Watch out for security guards and new obstacles because as soon as you crash your run is over!

Compete for the top spot in our leaderboards, and complete all 60 new objectives included in this mode. Only available in L.A. for now.

4/2/21: Apple Arcade has gotten a huge update today with 30+ new games ranging from big titles to iOS and traditional hits.

To check out all the new games, you can head to the App Store > Arcade tab > swipe down to the bottom > tap “See All Games.”

3/26/21: Two new games have arrived on Apple Arcade today, Farm It! and Hitchhiker.

Welcome to Farm It! Take your time to play amazing mini games in order to get resources to build your farm world.

Embark on an adventurous journey: by playing fun mini games, obtain resources and decorate different areas of your farm and enjoy the company of fun and amazing in-game characters and cute animals. What are you waiting for? Indulge yourself in some farming and build the most amazing farm world. Build your dream farm!

And Hitchhiker is a road-trip mystery:

Hitchhiker is a mystery game set along lost highways, where your goal is to solve the puzzle of your own backstory. As a hitchhiker with no memory or destination, you catch a series of rides across a strange and beautiful landscape, tracking the mysterious disappearance of a person close to you. Your drivers range from stoic farmers to off-duty waitresses, and each one has a story to tell. Clues appear, alliances emerge, and nothing is quite what it seems.

As your journey continues, you must decode the events of your past while confronting the dangers that lie ahead. Hitchhiker is a road-trip odyssey about exploring the unknown in order to find yourself.

3/19/21: Apple Arcade has gained the new sim game Cozy Grove. It’s a spookified look at the genre that takes place on a “haunted, ever-changing island.”

Welcome to Cozy Grove, a life-sim game about camping on a haunted, ever-changing island. As a Spirit Scout, you’ll wander the island’s forest each day, finding new hidden secrets and helping soothe the local ghosts. With a little time and a lot of crafting, you’ll bring color and joy back to Cozy Grove!

3/5/21: SP!NGis the newest Apple Arcade title. It’s a physics action-puzzler and feels like a mashup between Cut the Rope and Sonic the Hedgehog.

SP!NG is like a stress ball for your brain

Experience the zen and skillful world that is SP!NG. With only one touch, flow through hundreds of hand-crafted levels. Unlock new themes that change the look and feel of your experience. Earn new characters and perfect levels to unlock new challenging modes.

2/19/21: The latest to land on Apple Arcade is the zombie action title Survival Z.

After the event, humanity lies on the brink while zombies dominate the landscape! You are a survivor. Armed with your wits and bravado, you are determined to save all who remain.

Your goal is clear: find survivors and seek out a way to exterminate the undead menace. Choose your way along randomly generated routes to build and battle your way through environments crawling with zombies.

Features:

  • Blast your way through a wide range of zombie types.
  • Place traps and obstacles to increase your chances of survival.
  • Collect and upgrade equipment to power up your character.
  • Ever-changing routes create endless replayability. No two runs are the same!
  • Bring other survivors into the fold and fight alongside them.
  • Unique story events that with extra rewards…for those who can survive them.
  • Over 15 playable characters, 50 unique levels, and infinite possibilities for fun!

2/5/21: New toady for Apple Arcade is lumen. – a puzzler with light, mirrors, and lenses.

lumen. is a puzzle game with unique mechanics, where you have to solve levels using lights, lenses and mirrors.

You will find yourself in the old attic and discover the mysterious antique box of Ms. Olivia McLumen, who lived in Scotland over a hundred years ago and was a great inventor of her time, she saved her inventions in cinematic frames for you to restore.

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1/29/21: Populous Run for Apple Arcade is a fun and quirky “unconventional running game where you control a crown of people.

  • Dodge giant fast food
  • Slide down pipes like at a waterpark
  • Battle rapper bosses, including Macaron, Donut, and Burger
  • Test yourself in Hardcore mode
  • Collect all the secret characters who are hidden in the levels
  • Show your respect for the upbeat original soundtrack with its choral singing

1/22/21: Apple Arcade gets two new titles for today: Spire Blast – a physics-based match puzzler and NUTS – a surveillance mystery involving squirrels.

Spire Blast

Take a step into the colorful world of Spire Blast. With your ever hungry dragon companion collapse numerous mysterious towers of all shapes and sizes that have risen all over the kingdom. Test your wits and skills, use all the tools at your disposal and you will emerge victorious!

NUTS

Gear up your caravan, boot up your GPS, spread out your map and head for the depths of Melmoth Forest. As a rookie field researcher, you’ll place cameras during the day, and watch the footage at night, tracking the movements of a scurry of squirrels.

Where do they hide their nuts? What puzzling routes do they take? And why do they behave so strangely?

1/8/21: The first launch on Apple Arcade for 2021 is Oceanhorn: Chronos DungeonCheck out the launch trailer here and read more below:

Apple Arcade games 1/8 Oceanhorn

A long time has passed since the White City was washed from the face of Gaia – and the once magnificent Kingdom of Arcadia was shattered into hundreds of islands of the Uncharted Sea.

Four adventurers have set on a journey to restore the world to its former glory. Following rumors and prophecies, they have found a way into a mythical underground complex, Chronos Dungeon.

Deep down, hidden somewhere, lies the Paradigm Hourglass, an object powerful enough to alter history. Will you find the route to the bottom floor, and what challenges await you inside Chronos Dungeon?

A DUNGEON CRAWLER FOR ALL AGES

Oceanhorn: Chronos Dungeon is a dungeon crawler featuring four players couch co-op, inspired by 16-bit arcade classics. Fight side by side with your friends, or control all four heroes by yourself – will you make it to the bottom of Chronos Dungeon?

If this is your first game in the genre, don’t worry – Oceanhorn: Chronos Dungeon is easy to pick up even for newcomers and will keep you and your companions entertained for hours!

A NEW DUNGEON EVERY TIME

Randomized modifiers make each level unique, and each run unexpected. Heroes start every game with different stats, depending on the zodiac sign they’re bound to, and each of the four adventurers, Knight, Huntress, Grandmaster, and Mage, feels and plays differently. If less than four local players are available, the idle adventurers can be selected on the fly by any player.

A NEW CHAPTER IN THE OCEANHORN UNIVERSE

Oceanhorn: Chronos Dungeon is a new chapter in the Oceanhorn universe, set 200 years after Oceanhorn 2. Find out if our heroes can defeat Chronos, and change the course of history!

12/11/20: An exciting release today on Apple Arcade comes from ustwo games, the award-winning developer behind the hit game Monument Valley. The new release is Alba: A Wildlife Adventure.

Join Alba as she visits her grandparents on a Mediterranean island. She is ready for a peaceful summer of wildlife exploration with her friend Ines, but when she sees an animal in danger, she realises she needs to do something about it!

This is truly a Mediterranean paradise if you ignore all the litter! From the idyllic beaches to the ancient castle overlooking the town a whole island is ready to be explored. With Ines and your grandfather – who is a total bird nerd – by your side, you can start the movement to save the island. Maybe even the world after that.

  • Handcrafted visuals. Every little corner of the island has been looked after with great detail. Trust me, it took us a while to make it
  • Join Alba and Ines to found the AIWRL (really rolls off the tongue doesn’t it?), an organisation that can save the island
  • You will need to gather a bunch of volunteers and the town is full of good people. Help them out and convince them to join you
  • There are animals everywhere, can you find all the species?

12/4/20: Zombie Rollerz: Pinball Heroes is now on Apple Arcade bringing an interesting mashup of pinball and tower defense.

Zombie Rollerz: Pinball Heroes fuses Classic Pinball and Tower Defense in an exciting sequel to the award winning Zombie Rollerz franchise crafted especially for Apple Arcade!

KEY FEATURES -Roguelike gameplay ensures hours upon hours of exciting, replayable content -Fight adorkable zombies in a cartoon world -A next-gen pinball experience combined with tower defense -Discover and unlock hundreds of combinations of heroes and powers -Unique Zombie Bosses change up the challenge

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11/27/20: Apple Arcade’s new game for Black Friday is Warp Drive – Teleport Racing! and as the name suggests, it comes with a fun twist.

WARP DRIVE is a fast-paced, arcade style racing game with a brand new way to drive: instantly TELEPORT around the track to find shortcuts and hidden routes! Take control of your QUAD ROTOR RACER, equip a Warp Module, and enter a series of high-speed tournaments to test your skills and creative driving abilities. Drive on the ceiling, jump huge canyons and race up waterfalls in an epic inverted racing battle!

Compete in a series of dynamically generated tournaments, with random options providing a different experience every time you play! UPGRADE your car between races, gradually adding more capabilities to DRIFT, BOOST, or WARP your way to victory. Follow the advice of your outspoken manager, Lenny, or just ignore whatever he says… what do aliens know about racing, anyway?!

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11/12/20The Pathless comes to Apple Arcade as the latest adventure title:

From the creators of ABZÛ, The Pathless is the mythic adventure of an archer and an eagle in a vast forest.

New Apple Arcade game 11/13 'The Pathless'

11/6/20: Apple Arcade has gained both the new “crazy puzzle adventure” All of You as well as the intergalactic rock band-based Reigns: Beyond.