Apple launches game subscription service, Apple Arcade

Joanna Estrada
September 10, 2019

Apple Inc. said its TV+ original video subscription service will launch November 1 for US$4.99 ($5.99 in Canada) a month, undercutting the price of rival offerings.

The first shows will go live on the Apple TV app (available on iPhones, iPads and Apple TV streamers) on 1st November, with more content added each month.

At the launch event, Apple showcased three original gaming titles from developers like Konami, Capcom and Annapurna Games.

On Tuesday, Apple also showed off See, a new sci-fi original starring Jason Momoa about a world where most humans have lost the ability to, well, see. It was previously announced that the streamer would also be ad-free. The service, which includes buzzy new shows like Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston's The Morning Show and millennial Emily Dickinson riff Dickinson, will launch on Friday, Nov. 1 and cost $4.99 per month.

Apple launches game subscription service, Apple Arcade
Apple launches game subscription service, Apple Arcade

Did you know we have a YouTube Channel? If you buy an iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, or Mac, you will also get one year of Apple TV+ subscription for free.

Amid a debate on whether viewers would embrace yet another online content service, both Netflix and Disney saw their stocks tumble. This post will be updated with all the Apple news targeting cord cutters.

CEO Tim Cook unveils the release date and price of Apple TV Plus. Similar discounts were introduced for other variants of the same model as well.

It, however, lags behind Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus (43% share) and Samsung (22% share) and has 20% share in the premium segment but a minuscule share in the overall domestic smartphone market in India.

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