On Thursday, Apple Arcade, Apple's $4.99-a-month gaming service, updated Grindstone, Sociable Soccer and Explottens. Apple Arcade updates a few games every week in tandem with releasing new titles for its growing catalog of over 125 games. You can play Arcade games on the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac and Apple TV.
If you're still staying in most of the time due to thepandemic, playing a video game can be a fun way to pass the time -- especially when new content is available. Here are more details on the updated games.
Grindstone -- a sword-slashing, chain-building, grindstone-collecting color match game -- got its biggest update yet. You'll find 50 new "cave" levels throughout Grindstone Mountain, a new Daily Grind mode with leaderboards, five new gold item blueprints, and a new Pickaxe and Goldrush Garb to help you collect gold nuggets.
Sociable Soccer 2020
Developer: Rogue Games
In addition to a new name, the update to this fast-paced soccer game adds daily Club Cashes between clans of rival teams and cross-platform online PVP. Players should also notice enhanced controllers, AI, new graphics, in-game goalkeepers, and over 1,000 updated worldwide soccer teams of 30,000 players.
Shoot-'em-up game Explottens has been updated to add in more action, including three new missions, two new boss fights, and a new island to play after finishing the main missions in the game.