Apple’s focus on apps and the App Store is proving a lucrative investment. In 2020, Sensor Tower Store Intelligence found that the average user spent US$138 in apps, an amount that includes premium apps, in-app purchases, but excluding commerce apps like Amazon and Uber. This represents a 38% increase in spending from the year before.
Now, the company has expanded their all-ages subscription-based gaming platform
Apple has announced 30 new titles that will be exclusive to Arcade Originals, including games from major franchises. NBA 2k12: Arcade Edition, and Star Trek: Legends will join the roster, and
In addition to these new additions to Arcade Originals, the service is introducing two new categories of games: Timeless Classics, and App Store Greats.
Timeless Classics will be populated with games like Solitaire and Backgammon. Good Sudoku by Zach Gage is confirmed for the platform, as is Chess – Play and Learn, and Tiny Crossword, for those with more traditional taste in games.
App Store Greats will include award-winning games that have performed well on the App Store, with several local hits already confirmed. Mini Metro, a puzzle strategy game by New Zealand studio Dinosaur Polo Club, has been added to
Unlike the Arcade Originals, which are playable across iPhone, iPad, Mac, and