will introduce an innovative way to access a collection of brand new games that will not be available on any other mobile platform or in any other subscription service," Apple said in a statement.
subscribers will get to play more than 100 games, curated by Apple and exclusive to the service.
GAMING is a big deal on Apple devices, but the mechanics of selling on the App Store have not worked out as well as they might for some game developers.
Summary: Apple Arcade
will give customers the freedom to try any game from its handpicked collection of titles that are all-you-can-play, have no ads, ad tracking or additional purchases, and respect user privacy.
Gaming Service Apple Arcade
, a new gaming platform, will provide subscribers will over 100 new and exclusive games including original releases from renowned creators Hironobu Sakaguchi, Ken Wong, Will Wright and dozens more.
With more services coming down the pike, Apple will likely use the event to talk about those efforts including Apple Arcade
, which provides users with access to games on a monthly subscription basis.
Today, there is a worldwide audience of 2.4V gamers spanning multiple generations, giving rise to soaring revenue projections for 2019 of $152B/ Add to this the game industry's move to the cloud, expected to create enormous growth potential for companies operating in this market, as well as the promise of Google Stadia launching in November and Apple Arcade
in Fall 2019.
Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California, U.S.
Remember: Apple introduced Apple Arcade
, specially for games, at its special event last March.
Separately, the company said it was launching a new game subscription service called Apple Arcade
later this year with at least 100 titles at launch.
The company has also announced Apple Arcade
game subscription service for iOS, Apple TV and Mac and there's also Apple Card, which is a credit card by Apple with no penalties and late fees.