Verizon hands out annual subscriptions to Apple Arcade

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Apple Arcade is closing in on 200 games.
Get your gaming fill with Apple Arcade.
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Commencing May 25, both new and existing Verizon unlimited plan subscribers can get up to a year of free Apple Arcade, along with the other goodies already offered.

Customers on the $90 per month Get More Unlimited or $80 per month Play More Unlimited plans will receive the full year of free access. Meanwhile, those on other unlimited plans will get six months.

Customers can choose between Apple Arcade and Google Play Pass, the Android equivalent of Apple’s subscription gaming service, which offers its own curated set of games requiring no in-app purchases.

Apple Arcade costs $4.99 monthly or $49.99 annually (a savings of $10 off the monthly price). Meanwhile, Google Play Pass costs $4.99 monthly or $29.99 yearly. (Apple Arcade is also available for a knockdown rate as part of the Apple One subscription bundle packages.) Both come with a free one-month trial period.

Verizon customers on its unlimited plans already receive a continuous subscription to Apple Music, along with Hulu, Disney+, ESPN+, Discovery+, and more depending on the option they select.

Apple Arcade goes from strength to strength

Apple has yet to publish subscriber details for Apple Arcade. The service launched in September 2019, having been announced in March that year. It offers more than 100 games. Earlier this year, Apple introduced Timeless Classics and App Store Greats to Apple Arcade, bringing a number of iPhone classics to the subscription service — with the in-app purchases stripped out. This adds yet another good reason to check out Apple Arcade.

Are you a fan of the service? Are you a Verizon unlimited subscriber? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

Via: The Verge