A new battle front opened between Google and Apple: subscription video games for mobile devices. In response to the announcement of Apple Arcadian, the giant from Mountainview, California, confirmed that a new paid subscription service called "will arrive soon" Google Play Pass.
The disclosure was made through your official Google Play account on the social network Twitter "It's almost time. Google Play Pass will arrive soon." The American company only showed a video with what the Play Pass logo looks like, which shares the colors of Google Play.
Play pass It is a monthly payment service created by Google for its Play Store application store so that its users can acquire applications and video games for mobile devices with the Android operating system, which will be characterized by not having integrated ads and without having to acquire them individually.
This new service was discovered by the Android Police media last July, when an anonymous user sent them screenshots How it worked In turn, a company source effectively confirmed that Play Pass was being tested.
In these screenshots it appeared that the service would offer a free ten-day trial service and then he would pay around five dollars a month. Despite this, in the middle they warned that these prices did not have to be definitive.
The rival: Apple Arcadian
During the presentation of the new iPhones, the technology commanded by Tim Cook announced a new video game platform by subscription, which was called Apple Arcadian.
"Apple Arcade is the only place where you have access to more than 100 exclusive and revolutionary games designed for iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV, "said Ann Thai, marketing manager for the App Store.
"You can't find these games on any other mobile platform or subscription service, no video game service has launched so many games, and we are looking forward to you playing all this," said the company's product manager, Ann Thai.
The service will be available from September 19 in the App Store, its app store, and can be enjoyed by users in 150 countries for $ 4.99 per month.
(Source: Portaltic / EP)