Apple Arcade Promises Games Anywhere and on Any Device. It (Mostly) Works.

Apple Arcade launched last week with a huge lineup. This week, I’m trying to unpack the service as I spend time with it, and I’m going to highlight five (or so) games, as I work through questions about the service and consider its promise: paying $5 per month for a bunch of games that’ll never ask for another dollar. I took a close look at the delightful puzzler Grindstone ,a game easy to imagine filled with microtransactions, and expressed guilt while playing and discarding games without knowing how developers will ultimately get paid .


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/3kxppy/apple-arcade-promises-games-anywhere-and-on-any-device-it-mostly-works