Apple Arcade expands with more than 30 new games, now includes ‘timeless classics’

Apple Arcade already had a lot of games under its banner, but now the subscription service has just been injected with the largest boost to its catalog since launch.

On Friday, Apple officially announced a major expansion to Apple Arcade. With that, Apple also confirmed that the subscription service will now include two new categories: Timeless Classics and App Store Greats. As far as the new additions, Apple says there are more than 30 games being added as of today, which marks the biggest expansion for the service to date.

From today’s announcement:

In its inaugural year, Apple Arcade won over media critics and fans for its creativity, diverse portfolio, and commitment to players’ privacy, providing a safe gaming service to enjoy with family and friends,” said Matt Fischer, Apple’s vice president of the App Store. “Today we’re launching our biggest expansion since the service debuted, now offering more than 180 great games that include new Arcade Originals, Timeless Classics, and App Store Greats. Whether it’s brand new games made exclusively for Arcade like ‘NBA 2K21 Arcade Edition,’ ‘Star Trek: Legends,’ and ‘The Oregon Trail,’ all-time App Store favorites like ‘Monument Valley’ and ‘Threes!,’ or traditional games like ‘Chess’ and ‘Solitaire,’ we have an incredible variety of gameplay experiences for everyone.

As noted just above, some of the new timeless classics include titles like BackgammonChess – Play & Learn, and Good Sudoku by Zach Gage. Meanwhile, the other new category, App Store greats, now includes games like Threes!Fruit Ninja Classic, and Mini Metro, along with others.

With these new additions, that means Apple Arcade now has over 180 games to choose from. That’s quite the deal for a subscription service that costs $4.99 per month.

Some of the new additions today are:

  • Simon’s Cat: Story Time
  • Star Trek: Legends
  • The Oregon Trail
  • Cut the Rope Remastered
  • SongPop Party
  • NBA 2K21: Arcade Edition

You can check out the full press release to catch additional titles Apple is adding to Apple Arcade today.

Now that the service has over 180 games to choose from, if you’ve let your Arcade subscription lapse, will you renew it to check out the new games?