Apple Arcade, first introduced in September 2019, is a video game subscription service that offers unlimited access to an ever-growing library of more than 200 premium games.
These new games landed on Apple Arcade this December 2021. Let’s check it out!
December 3, 2021
The 2018 Apple Design Award Winner action title Oddmar along with the 2D adventure metroidvania side-scroller Dandara: Trials of Fear are now available on Apple Arcade.
Oddmar game description:
Oddmar struggles with life in his village and is not worthy of a place in Valhalla. He is shunned by his fellow Vikings and must redeem himself of his squandered potential. One day he is offered an opportunity to prove himself, but at a price…
IMMERSE yourself in an epic Viking story animated as a motion comic.
JOURNEY through 24 beautifully hand-crafted levels of physics-based puzzles and platforming challenges.
DISCOVER your true power with magically imbued weapons and shields.
ENCOUNTER new friends and foes on your journey through magical forests, snowy mountains, and treacherous mines.
December 10, 2021
Back in 2017, Splitter Critters won two awards: iPhone Game of Year and an Apple Design Award. The popular puzzle adventure game is now available on the Apple Arcade.
Splitter Critters game description:
Split the world with a swipe of your finger and then rearrange it to guide critters back to their spaceship. Explore colorful planets full of danger, challenging puzzles, and innovative mechanics that will make you think in new ways. The immersive soundscapes of each world, best experienced with headphones, set the tone for your journey.
December 17, 2021
Battle against other opponents in 3v3 matches and vie to become the ultimate Disney champion in Disney Melee Mania:
Disney Melee Mania game description:
Cue the lights! Hear the fans roar! Disney Melee Mania calls all worthy competitors to step into the spotlight! In this dazzling Arcade battle arena, your holo-team of rumble-ready Disney and Pixar champions competes in fast-paced 3v3 multiplayer battles. From Wreck-It Ralph, Elsa and Mickey to Frozone, Moana, Buzz Lightyear (and beyond!), choose from multiple holographic Disney and Pixar champs and rack up points with their unique skills. Embrace the chaos of dodging obstacles while brawling in fun and frenzied close-combat competition.
- 5-Minute Melees – Quick-fire games for fighting on the fly. Battle smart to make each moment count!
- 12 Champions – Pick and progress your party of 3 from a holo-roster of Disney & Pixar champs!
- Multiple Game Modes – New challenges to test your skills and upgrades!
- Customize Your Clashes – Gear up in character costumes and equip eye-catching trails!
- Regular Events – Ace matches daily for one-off prizes!
Score the win, but don’t get cocky – there’s always a new challenger waiting to knock you from the spotlight. Play to unlock new champions and upgrade their powers to achieve a victory that is anything but virtual!
Apple Arcade features new releases, award winners and beloved favorites right from the App Store, all without in-app purchases or pesky ads. You can play Apple Arcade games on the iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac and Apple TV.
Users can avail it for $4.99 a month, with a 1-month free trial.
Those who buy a new iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac or Apple TV can get to play three months’ worth of Apple Arcade absolutely free.