Apple Arcade has heralded an exciting month for gaming aficionados this October with the addition of four new titles and over 30 game updates.
What’s new on Apple Arcade in October 2023?
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Spearheading the new arrivals is the NBA 2K24 Arcade Edition, featuring basketball luminary Allen Iverson on its cover, in homage to the 25th anniversary of the NBA 2K franchise.
The lineup also includes Cut the Rope 3, Jeopardy! World Tour+, and Crossword Jam+, each promising a unique gaming adventure to the platform’s subscribers.
NBA 2K24 on Apple Arcade: Here’s what to expect
The NBA 2K24 Arcade Edition not only brings back Allen Iverson, the franchise’s very first cover athlete from 1999 but also introduces novel gameplay modes like the Endorsement, alongside enhanced customisations within MyPLAYER and MyCOURT segments.
Greg Thomas, the President of Visual Concepts, acclaimed the edition as a tribute to the franchise’s inception, ushering gamers into a new epoch of basketball gaming.
Three new games launching on Apple Arcade in October 2023
Cut the Rope 3
Further enriching the Arcade’s repertoire is Cut the Rope 3 by Paladin Studios, launching on Friday, 13 October 2023.
The game, belonging to a franchise with over 1.6 billion downloads, unveils a captivating narrative filled with imaginative puzzles, with players joining Om Nom and Nibble Nom on an exploration spree.
Jeopardy! World Tour+
For trivia enthusiasts, Jeopardy! World Tour+ by Uken Games, available from Friday, 6 October 2023, replicates the quintessential Jeopardy! experience on mobile platforms. The game entices players into a competitive realm of knowledge across myriad categories.
Crossword Jam+ by PlaySimple Games, releasing on Friday, 20 October 2023, provides a soothing yet stimulating experience through crossword-style puzzles amidst serene natural backdrops.
Besides new games, October 2023 witnesses substantial updates across beloved titles like:
- Cooking Mama: Cuisine!;
- Fruit Ninja Classic+; and
- Cityscapes: Sim Builder, injecting a festive spirit with Halloween and Day of the Dead-themed features.
How much is an Apple Arcade subscription in South Africa?
Apple Arcade continues to uphold its ad-free, in-app purchase-free ethos, offering these updates and new additions at a subscription price of $4.99 per month (R84.99 in South Africa), with new Apple device purchasers receiving a complimentary three-month subscription.
The service forms part of Apple One’s subscription plans, making the gaming realm accessible across iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV.