THE Apple is investing heavily to get its new subscription services up and running, according to The Financial Times, the company is spending about $ 500 million (R $ 1.9 billion, in direct conversion) to feed the library of the Apple Arcadian, which will be released later this year.
Presented in March at the company's major event, the Apple Arcade is a game platform that will bring premium games to download on iOS, Mac and Apple TV for a fixed subscription per month. The price of the monthly fee has not yet been announced, but as the service will be launched in the second half of the year, it should not take long to have news about the value.
According to the newspaper, the goal of Apple With the high investments is to guarantee quality titles for the service catalog. In addition to offering funds for developers to create Arcade games, the company would be making high-value contracts for studios to launch projects exclusively on the platform, without the game coming to Android.
In addition to the value of the mobile platform exclusivity agreement, the Apple Arcade is also supposed to pay developers based on the time subscribers spend playing their games on the platform. With this combination, the service should gain the attention of studios and publishers.
The Pathless will be released for PS4, but should be exclusive to Apple we smartphones. Image: Apple
In all, the Apple Arcade will bring over 100 games in its library already at launch. Despite the company not commenting on the rumors, the owner of the iPhones already disclosed a list of games already confirmed on the service, which can be seen below:
Where Cards Fall
Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realm
Beyond Steel Sky
Frogger in Toy Town
Lega Arthouse, Cardpocalypse
No way home
Down in Bermuda
The Bradwell Conspiracy
Projection: First Light
Sayonara Wild Hearts
UFA on Tape: First Contact
ATONE: Heart of the Elder Tree
Enter The Construct
Kings of the castle
In addition to investing heavily in Arcade, Apple is also putting money on the magazine platform Apple News + as well as original content for the Apple TV +, your streaming service that will compete with Netflix and Disney +. The platforms are part of Apple's onslaught in the service sector, which is one of the fastest growing in the company, while sales of the iPhone, the current flagship of the manufacturer, has fallen.
Check out more information about the game subscription service at website Apple Arcadian.